In Memory of



Obituary for Fran McCarthy

July 2, 1934 - January 12, 2024

Fanny (known as Fran) McCarthy (nee Chambers) was born July 2, 1934, at St. Boniface Hospital, and grew up in the Weston area of Winnipeg.

She was the third daughter of Thomas and Frances Chambers of Banbridge, N. Ireland.

Fran was predeceased by her parents, her husband Donald in March 2018, and four siblings Evelyn, Doreen, Don, and Neil.

Fran was a nurse from 1953 to 1989 when she retired due to illness.

She married Don in 1957 and raised two beautiful children in the Assiniboia area. Fran and Don recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in November 2017.

She was an avid seamstress and volunteered with Winnipeg Police in crime prevention. Fran and
Don also travelled to Ireland and Hawaii and enjoyed the occasional cruise.

She is survived by her children Colleen (Drew) and Ian (Brenda); her grandchildren Robin, Rowan, and Michael, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada and N. Ireland.

At Fran's request, no formal service will be held. Cremation has taken place at Neil Bardal Funeral Centre.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Manitoba Down Syndrome Society, 204-825 Sherbrook Street (204) 992-2731.