GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

November 6, 2012

Francis Osborne


Hamilton, MA — Francis H. Osborne, 78 years old, passed away on Nov. 3, 2012. Francis was born in Jonesville, Vt., to Mitchell W. and Isabelle Osborne on July 10, 1934.

He grew up in Essex, Mass. He graduated from Gloucester High School and joined the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, he graduated from East Coast Aerotech. He was employed by Polaroid Corp. for 32 years.

Francis enjoyed traveling and boating with his wife of 54 years, Karen. He was a resident of Hamilton for 40 years.

Francis leaves his wife, Karen, and sons, Christopher and Mark, along with their wives Deborah and Mary Beth. He also leaves grandchildren, Scott, Emily, Jonathan, and Greg Jr., and his sister, Mary McEachern. He was predeceased by son Gregory Osborne.

ARRANGEMENTS: In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services. He will be interred in a private ceremony in Spring Street Cemetery.