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Myers Funeral Home

415 N Lee Street, Markle, IN

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Ricky A. Francoeur

May 30, 1958July 27, 2020

Ricky A. Francoeur, 62 of Markle passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 at his residence. Ricky worked in fabrication and body work for many years. He was a volunteer firefighter, EMT and first responder. He was a member of the Awakening Church and served running the camera on the AV team, and past member and past president of the Andrews Lions Club. Ricky was an avid gardener and loved spending time with his family.

He was born on May 30, 1958 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the son of the late Edward R. and Theresa A. (Fontaine) Francoeur.

He was united in marriage to Eva M. Baker on February 9, 1980 in Granby, Massachusetts. Eva survives.

Additional survivors include four sons: Matthew (Amy Quinn) Diehl of LaGrange; Andrew (Michelle Mettert) Diehl of Poneto; Ricky D. Francoeur of Markle; Steven Fournier of Lebanon, TN; a brother: Edward F. (Ellen) Francoeur of Holyoke, Mass.; a sister: Sandra (Rita Fournier) Francoeur of Lebanon, TN; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Paulette Francoeur.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Awakening Church, 235 Safari Trail, Huntington, Indiana with memorial service to be held immediately following at 3:00 pm. We will be following the CDC’s guidelines for Social Distancing and Social Gathering Limits.

Memorial donations are to “The Family”, checks need to be made out to Eva Francoeur sent in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

  • FAMILY

  • Eva Francoeur, Wife
  • Matthew (Amy Quinn) Diehl, Son and Partner
  • Andrew (Michelle Mettert) Diehl, Son and Partner
  • Ricky D. Francoeur, Son
  • Steven Fournier, Son
  • Edward (Ellen) Francoeur, Brother and Sister-in-law
  • Sandra (Rita Fournier) Francoeur, Sister and Partner
  • Edward Francoeur, Father (deceased)
  • Theresa (Fontaine) Francoeur, Mother (deceased)
  • Paulette Francoeur, Sister (deceased)
  • Ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

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  • Gathering of Family and Friends

    Saturday, August 1, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, August 1, 2020

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George Randall

July 31, 2020

I served with Ricky and Eva on the Granby Fire Department many years ago. Ricky was a dedicated member and a person I could trust while on the fire line. He had a unique sense of humor and I never heard him use any foul language. He was a man I always considered a friend. I hope he is resting at peace. Well done, our good and faithful servant. Sincere sympathies to the entire family.

Richard Gaj

July 31, 2020

Sorry to here about Ricky. I hope everything is going well Eva.
Its been a long time from Granby,Ma.

Judy Mower

July 30, 2020

So very sorry for the loss to your family. I am sorry for the empty spot in your life Eva. I am sure you have many wonderful memories, and I am sure Rick would want you think on them more than the not so good ones. Just know I am thinking of you and praying for that peace that only GOD can provide.

Sincerely
Your neighbor
Judy

Melodi VanBuskirk

July 29, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss! Rick was a wonderful man who brought a smile to everyone's face and was always there with a helping hand when it was needed! Much love and many prayers!

The Ball Family

Dawn Blubaugh

July 28, 2020

Eva, Ricky and family, I’m very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Bob & Dawn Blubaugh

Linda Mautz

July 28, 2020

Thank you for all the delicious meals you cooked for us, the shared recipes, the car bodywork repairs, helping assemble our swing and bathroom sink, driving us around to garage sales and finding neat treasures! And best of all...taking good care of my little sis and the boys all these years. We will be here for them awhile longer. May God bless and reward you many times over. You were a wonderful friend and I will miss you very much. Robert and Linda.

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