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Canon Frances M. Lightbourn (nee Gray)

October 17, 1919 - July 5, 2020

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Service Date: July 16, 2020

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The Reverend Canon Frances Marian – Passed away peacefully at IOOF on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the age of 100. Beloved wife of the late Archdeacon Gilbert Lightbourn. Loving mother of Monica (Roger) Cox. Cherished grandmother of Emily (Shaun) Elliot and Andrew (Sarah) Cox and great grandmother of Arthur Elliot. Frances will be fondly remembered by her cousin John (Josephine) Hemsted. Frances dedicated her life to serving the Lord and will be remembered for her love and support of all those she touched. Friends and family will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME (445 St. Vincent Street Barrie) on Wednesday, July 15, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.  Funeral Service will be live streamed at

on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 1 o’clock. Interment St. James Cemetery Crown Hill. Memorial donations to Trinity Anglican Church Barrie would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family through

In accordance to directives put in place by provincial governing bodies and the Public Health Unit there will be a limit on the number of people permitted into Adams Funeral Home at one time.
Please note that wearing a facial covering and adhering to physical distancing directives is mandatory.

No gathering is permitted in the funeral home parking lot please.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff of Baldwin Lane at the IOOF Home for their compassionate care over the past twelve years.