Francis M. Ramsay

FAIRFIELD – Mr. Francis M. Ramsey III, 74, passed away on April 7, 2021 in Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor from a chronic illness. He was the loving husband of Doreen A. (Maher) Ramsey with whom he shared 37 years of marriage.

Francis was born Sept. 6, 1946 in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Francis M. Ramsey II and Florence (Kirschner) Ramsey. He and Doreen have resided in Fairfield for the past 16 years. He previously resided in Queens, N.Y. He was a graduate of Richmond Hill High School and attended Queens County College.

He worked for the telephone company as a repair man for 37 years until his retirement.

Francis was a gun collector, an avid reader and enjoyed cooking. He treasured the time he spent with his loving family.

In addition to his loving wife Doreen, Francis is survived by two daughters, Samantha Marie Ramsey and Jennifer Lynn Ramsey, both of Fairfield; his brother-in-law, Thomas Dixon of Benton; and his nephew, Thomas Dixon and his wife Echo of Westbrook.

In addition to his parents, Francis is predeceased by his sister, Mary Ann Dixon.

In honoring with Francis wishes. Services will be private.

Arrangements are in the care of the Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield where condolences to the family may be shared on the obituary page of the website at

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the

City of Hope National Medical Center

1500 East Duarte Rd.,

Duarte, CA, 91010.

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