Portland - Geraldine Judith Francis left this world unexpectedly on March 3 2020.
She was born September 30th in Portland Maine daughter of Carl Gilmore and Louise Gilmore Jordan
She attended Portland schools and then married and started a family.
Judy was a loving wife and mother who devoted her life to taking care of her family. Judy , as everyone knew her , was always the life of the party . She had a zest for life like no other. She had so many loving friends and cherished all of them so much . She will be very missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was predeceased be parents, her husband of 35 years Stephen F Francis , a daughter Mary L Blakeney , brother Carl Gilmore , and sister Carol Ware,
She is survived by a Brother Kenneth Gilmore of Poland , a sister Majorie Boucher and husband Rodney of South Portland , 4 children Carol Blakeney of Cumberland , Donna Blakeney of Bridgeton , Laura Waterhouse and husband James of New Gloucester , Stephen C Francis of Portland
11 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
And to all her loving friends and neighbors who have always been there when she needed them , thank you , we know she loved you all very much.
The family will receive friends for a time of visitation 5PM to 7PM Wednesday, March 11 at A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home, 660 Brighton Avenue, Portland. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
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