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“Francis was always a pleasure to work with. He could always put a smile on my face. He will be dearly missed by everyone he had come in contact...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Julia Gosselin - Rutland, VT

“I pray for peace and comfort as you grieve your loved one ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Joyce Brown - Pittsford, VT

“Madeline & Family,So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.Melissa Stevens ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Melissa Stevens - Rutland, VT

“I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly." ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Carleen Vero - Rutland, VT

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Mike and family,What a fine and kind man he was. Frank was our paper carrier on Bellevue Avenue for many years. As it turned out, he was a class...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Judi Olson - Round Pond, ME

“Madeline,so sorry to hear of Fran's passing. Our prayers are with you. May he rest in peace. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Yvonne Payrits - Ruskin, FL

“My deepest sympathies go out to the Coppinger famnily. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Jack Healey - Rutland, VT

“Frank was a good friend, he always looked after Bettys dad at the VFW, would always call us to say he was heading home, a great man, so sorry Mike...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Woody & Betty Woodard - Rutland, VT

“Madeline and family our deepest sympathy for your loss. In our thoughts and prayers. Gary and Carol Randall ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Mike sorry to read about your dad's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“So many fond memories over 40+ years. "Uncle Fran" and "Aunt Madeline" were such a big part of my children's early years, including being my daughter...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Anne Soucy - South China, ME

“Dear Michael and all of the Coppinger family, My first encounter with your family was in the mid 70's when I had just began working at VAC and your...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Gartner - Rutland, VT

“My sincerest sympathies to the family. I remember meeting up with Mr. Coppinger in the early mornings while walking with my son to deliver the...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Spaulding - Rutland, VT

“Madeline, I am so sorry to read about your husband's passing.May he RIP. My sympathies to you and your family.Olga Laird, So. Burlington, VT. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“To Madeline and all of the Family,my deepest sympathy goes out to all of you,i didn't know him for very long but he was a good and sometime funny man...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Margo Tabor - Shrewsbury, VT

“Mike, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My thoughts are eith you, your mom and family.Deb Eastman ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Deb Eastman - Cuttingsville, VT

“Michael, we are so very sorry to read of the loss of your dad. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Ray & Judy Mooney - Rutland, VT


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Francis passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Francis was a resident of West Rutland, Vermont at the time of passing.

He received his early education in South Portland, ME, public schools and graduated from Cheverus High School in Portland, ME.

A Navy veteran, Francis served his country as a gunner's mate during World War II in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 3, at 11 a.m. at St. Bridget's Church in West Rutland. Burial will at a later date in West Rutland. Visitation Thursday, March 02, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Clifford Funeral Home & Cremation Service 2 WASHINGTON STREET Rutland, Vermont 05701 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Friday, March 03, 2017 11:00 AM St Bridgets Church One Church Street West Rutland, Vermont 05777 Get Directions on Google Maps Join our mailing list jimcliffordvt@me.com 2 WASHINGTON STREET Rutland, Vermont 05701 (802) 773-3010 Copyright 2015 - 17 CLIFFORD FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATION SERVICE.

In lieu of floral tributes, it is respectfully suggested that memorial gifts may be made in Fran's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, C/O Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701; or the Rutland Free Library.

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