Originally from Barry’s Bay, Fran passed away suddenly at his home in Hamilton on Saturday January 5, 2019 at the age of 60. Cremation has taken place.Beloved husband of Lynne Atkinson. Loving father of Rhonda, Michael and Alan. Dear grandfather of Johnathan and Nicholas. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Bernadette (Burchat). Survived by his siblings Donny (Mary), Bob (Claudette), Billy, Melinda (Terry), Patrick (Vicki) and Donna. Fran will be remembered by his in laws, many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Fran was a proud Licenced Funeral Director serving the profession for over 38 years. A memorial Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, August 17th from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Ash Grove Inn, 42524 Combermere Road, Barry’s Bay.