JUNE 10TH 1935 - JUNE 18TH 2014

Mum passed away on Wednesday 18th June 2014 peacefully in her sleep at Dungarvan Hospital aged 79 after a long battle with multiple myeloma.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. In her younger days she worked as a nurse at Bournemouth's Royal Victoria Hospital and was proud to have gained the distinction of State Registered Nurse. During the 1980's, she also served her community as a councilor for Wimborne District Council in Dorset, England and also a school governor of St Catherine's, Colehill.

In her daily life, she followed an ethic of love and caring, advocating against the harming of all creatures and following a vegetarian diet. One of her other loves was collecting dolls and she had a collection of them representing all cultures of the world.

Frances was predeceased by her husbands; Dennis Challis (in April 1991) with whom she had two sons, Daniel and Andrew who both survive her and her second husband Gerry Challis-Lohf (in October 2012).








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