Francis E. Hinds, 89

Francis Hinds

Francis Hinds

RAYMOND — Francis E Hinds, 89, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at his home with his family at his side.

He was born in Portland, the son of John and Margaret Downs Hinds. Francis married Hazel Provencal on Sept. 28, 1957. She passed away in 2011. They especially loved their life on Sebago Lake.

He served in the Navy during WWII and was a welder most of his working years. He also owned and operated “The Drumstick” in Raymond. After retiring, he was an owner-operator for RPS.

Francis was predeceased by his parents; his wife Hazel; two brothers, John Louis and Richard; and two sisters, Margaret and Mary.

He is survived by nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be held at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Lewiston on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Lewiston. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home, Casco.






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