Francis R. LaMontagne July 6,1947-November 16, 2020 Francis Robert LaMontagne, 73, of Danvers, MA, formerly of Salem, MA, passed away peacefully at Brentwood Nursing Home in Danvers, MA on Nov 16, 2020. He was the husband of the late Kathleen Ann LaMontagne for 47 years. Mr. LaMontagne was born in Beverly on July 6, 1947, the son of Louis and Yvonne LaMontagne.
He grew up in Salem until he served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1973. Mr. LaMontagne received the Bronze Star upon returning home to start a family after the war in Vietnam. He started his own painting and carpentry business on the North Shore for nearly 20 years serving the community he loved. He was then employed at American Shoe & Machinery for an extended period until retiring in 2010. He was completely and selflessly dedicated to his wife Kathleen and his children.
Mr. LaMontagne is survived by his sons Kristian LaMontagne and his wife Melanie of Skowhegan, ME, Bryan LaMontagne and his wife Kandis of West Newbury, MA and a daughter whom he adored, Melissa LaMontagne of Danvers, MA. He was the brother of Phillip LaMontagne, Paul LaMontagne, Johnny LaMontagne, Michael LaMontagne, Louise LaMontagne and the late Germaine LaMontagne.
Due to Covid restrictions, a private Graveside Service with Military Honors for family to pay their final respects will be held in the Greenlawn Cemetery in North Salem.
Memorial donations in his name can be made to Compassus Hospice, 790 Turnpike Street Suite 202, North Andover, MA 01845 or an Alzheimer’s research center of your choice.
Assisting the family with arrangements is the NADWORNY Funeral Home, 798 Western Ave., Lynn, MA. 01905
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