"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  November 27,, 2021

Francis Jay Bourne

February 22, 1943—October 15, 2021

Here is Francis J. Bourne’s obituary. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Francis J. Bourne (Frederick, Maryland), who passed away on October 15, 2021, at the age of 78, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends can light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Francis J. Bourne to show support.

He was loved and cherished by many people including : his wife Jenny Sue Bourne; his daughters, Bridgetta Bourne-Firl of Frederick, Bettina Bourne Tanacea of Charlton, MA, Frances Bourne of Washington, DC and Julie Bourne of Frederick; his grandchildren, Jared Firl, Gideon Firl (Colleen Firl), Sterling Tanacea, Caleb Grim, Isabella Tanacea, Sabrina Firl, Eden Grim, Josiah Lockhart, Tobias Lockhart and Meredith Lockhart; his sister Dora McHugh of Altoona; and his sons-in-law, Leslie Firl, Jason Grim and Matthew Lockhart. He was also cherished by numerous nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Gallaudet University Class of 1966 Endowment Fund.