Francis Xavier Timmons, 77, of Forestdale died October 27 at Wingate Nursing Home in Harwich.

He was the husband of Cecelia (Jakas) Timmons for 56 years.

The son of George E. and Anna (Parsons) Timmons, he graduated from Catholic Memorial High School.

Mr. Timmons worked at the telephone company as methods manager for 12 years in Watertown, then transferred to New Jersey to work for AT&T International. He retired in 1995.

After moving to Cape Cod in 1998, he became dedicated to his religion at Corpus Christi Church in East Sandwich.

Mr. Timmons also was an avid bowler and worked at Ryan Amusement Center.

He was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.

In addition to his wife, he leaves his children, Marie Smeraldo and her husband, Michael Smeraldo, of Pennsylvania, Lisa Timmons of New Jersey, and Francis X. Timmons Jr. and his wife, Lisa (Forbes) Timmons, also of New Jersey; four grandchildren, Jennifer Sciacca, Heather Smeraldo, Mackenzie Timmons and Francis X. Timmons; a great-granddaughter, Lucy Marie Sciacca; two brothers, Kenneth Timmons and Joseph Timmons, both of Norwell; and other family.

He was preceded in death by his brothers George E. Timmons Jr., Robert Timmons, Richard Timmons and Paul Timmons.

Services will be will be Monday, November 4, beginning with visitation from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road in Marstons Mills.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM at Corpus Christi Church, 324 Quaker Meetinghouse Road in East Sandwich.

Burial is scheduled for 12:15 PM at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Sandwich.

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