Frances McNaughton

Frances Jean McNaughton

November-22-1933 - January-24-2023

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Obituary of Frances Jean McNaughton

Frances Jean McNaughton (nee Finkle)

November 22, 1933 – January 24, 2023

Fran passed away in the Perth hospital on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. She was the loved wife of the late Lt. Gen. Donald McNaughton, cherished mother and grandmother of daughter Jean (Mike Dabros) and their children Dana (Owan), Emilie (Ryan), Meg and son Ian (Kim) and their children Blair (Jocelyn), Drew, and Mary (Jacob). She was a loving great grandmother to Grayson, Skylar and Jack McNaughton.  Fran was predeceased by parents Fan and Bill Finkle, sisters Elinor (Doug) Eaton and Charlotte (Jack) Kuntze and brothers and sisters-in-law Keith, Melba, Jack, Norma, Bill, Beverly Tweedy, Alan and niece Sharon Sills. She will be fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Kay MacNaughton, Joan McNaughton, Christine (Sonny) McMillan, and brothers- in-law George Tweedy, and Arthur (Marsha) McNaughton as well as many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Following 38 years as a military spouse, Fran and Don retired to Drummond Centre where she was focused on family and was a driving force in the community.  Following Don’s death, she was a resident of Lanark Lifestyles.


Fran was kind and gentle with a beautiful smile that shone like a ray of sunlight.  She was adored by all and will be greatly missed by everyone whose lives she touched.


Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth on Friday February 3rd, 2023 from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M.  Funeral service will be held in St. Paul’s United Church, 25 Gore St. W., Perth on Saturday February 4th, 2023 at 10:30 A.M. followed by a reception in the Church Hall.  Interment, Prestonvale Cemetery.  In remembrance of Fran, those wishing are asked to consider memorial donations to the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital (Perth site) Foundation or St. Paul’s United Church, Perth.