McQuaid, Francis Douglas – of Belleville, entered into rest, peacefully at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 in his 72nd year.  Son of the late Edward & Norah McQuaid.  Beloved husband of Mary (nee Horrigan).  Loving father of Jerome (Terry) McQuaid, Yvonne Stark, Michelle McQuaid (Daryl Lumley) and Annette (Les) Maurer.  Fondly remembered by his grandchildren; Tia, Alyssa, Ashley, Joel, Aaron, Matthew, Kirsten, Kaitlin, Jocelyn, Jessica and Megan.  Dear brother of Bernard (Kathy) McQuaid, Pat (Jack) Gooding, Eunice Thrasher, Joan (Henry) Capener and Gerald McQuaid.  He is predeceased by brothers; Edward, Edmund, Stanley, James and John and by sisters; Rita, June, Mary, Theresa, Geraldine and Lorraine.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Phillip Horrigan at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.  Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Lung Association or the Holy Rosary Church Building Fund would be appreciated.

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