Marie Asselie Francois
Marie Asselie Francois, 87, of Green Cove Springs, transitioned on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Haven Hospice Custead Care Center, Orange Park.
The daughter of Clement Charles and Vertulie St. Cyr, she was born on Sunday, February 7, 1932 in Turbe, Croix-Des-Bouquets, Haiti. She grew up in a large, loving family in Northeast Port Au Prince. At an early age, she accepted the Lord as her Savior and was baptized in Christ. She sang in the church choir and was a praying woman.
In 1957, Marie united in holy matrimony to Saintulma Francois. In 1994, the couple moved to Green Cove Springs to join their children. There, Marie cared for her husband until he transitioned in 2003.
She enjoyed cooking, singing, dancing, gardening, and spending quality time with her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in eternal rest by her husband, Saintulma Francois; brother, Clebert Charles; sisters, Elvia, Climencia, and Nelly Charles.
To cherish her memories: children, Jean Castra (Mary) Francois, Jean Samuel (Mirelle) Francois, Marie Venia (Alfred) Meriland, Jean Damas (Kimella) Francois; “like sons/daughters”, Jean Ronald Jeanty, Jean Delva Pierre, Marie Sonia Francois, Marie Sodane Francois; Siblings, Jean St. Jean (Marie Rose) Charles, Marie Charite (Idanes) Charles; special granddaughter, Julian Ruth Casmire; 17 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation with a Memorial Wake: 6-8 p.m., Friday, February 14, at First Haitian Baptist Church, 1489 Russell Road, Green Cove Springs.
Homegoing Celebration: 11 a.m. Saturday, February 15, at First Baptist Church of Orange Park, 1140 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park. Her son, Jean Castra Francois, is the Eulogist. Interment: Mt. Olive Cemetery, Green Cove Springs. Francois Family Condolences: www.flaggserenitychapel.com. Professional Arrangements entrusted to Karl N. Flagg Serenity Memorial Chapel, 2400 Madison Street, Palatka, FL. Phone: (386) 312-0444.
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