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Francis J. Higgins

July 30, 2007

Francis J. Higgins, 84, of 955 Barker Road died Monday at Berkshire Medical Center.

Born in Pittsfield on Sept. 18, 1922, son of William F. and May McCormick Higgins, he was a 1940 graduate of St. Joseph's High School.

A World War II veteran of the Coast Guard, he served from 1942 to 1946. Mr. Higgins was employed by General Electric Co. for 43 years in various departments. He retired Jan. 1, 1985.

He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church and a member of the GE Quarter Century and Pensioners' clubs.

He enjoyed playing cards and gardening and was fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.

He and his wife, the former Barbara M. Cushing, were married April 23, 1949, at St. Mark's Church.

Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Richard C. Higgins of Richmond and Michael F. Higgins of Pittsfield; and two granddaughters.

FUNERAL NOTICE -- A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Francis J. Higgins, who died Monday, July 30, 2007, will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church by Monsignor Michael Shershanovich, pastor.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. The family will receive guests from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral at DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association or HospiceCare in the Berkshires, both in care of the funeral home. He also leaves two granddaughters, Heidi M. Orth and her husband, Bruce, of Richmond and Kristy D. Higgins of Middletown, Conn.

He was predeceased by two brothers, William J. and John A. Higgins.


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