Francis's Story

PRESQUE ISLE - Francis Burnett 85 passed away April 18, 2016 at home in PI.

He was born in Presque Isle on January 18, 1931 son of Lee & Rose

(Wright) Burnett.

He worked many years in the trucking industry and retired from APA Trucking

in August of 1992. After he retired he enjoyed working during the potato harvest doing various jobs and loved being outdoors.

His family was the most important thing to him and he alway's enjoyed family get togethers. He also loved spending time with his Tim Horton family.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Barbara (Roix) Burnett, two daughters Nancy Holmes & her husband Wayne of Mapleton and Cindy Jo Smith of Bangor, two sons Paul Burnett of Mesa, Az and Robert Burnett & his wife Bonnie of Mapleton.

Francis is survived by 9 grandchildren Lynn, Wendy, Annaleise, Arielle, Ryan, Renee, Carla, Christy & Christopher; 13 great-grandchildren Joshua, Jessica, Dustin, Delaney, Dyllan, Madison, Mac, Taylor, Evan, Brian, Christopher,Shelby & Kahlan

Francis is also survived by 2 sisters Ruth Bull & her husband Perlin of Washburn & Rita Parlin of Presque Isle.

He is survived by many nieces, nephews & friends who were all very special to him and he was loved very much by them.

Francis was predeceased by his parents and a brother Wilmont (Bill) Burnett.

Visiting hours are Saturday April 23, 2016 at Faye Funeral Home 5 Erskine St. Presque Isle from 1-2 PM with a memorial service starting at 2. Dad always said he wasn't a fancy man so causal dress is requested.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at


My mind still talks to you.

My heart still looks for you.

My soul knows you are at peace.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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