Francis Gunn Dies

HNP Communications Friar News

NORTHVILLE, N.Y. — Francis Gunn, OFM, a professed Franciscan friar for 32 years and a priest for 29 years, died suddenly this morning, Aug. 24, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in the Diocese of Albany. He was 58 years old.

Earlier this year, Francis had requested an indult of exlaustration from the Order to explore incardination into the Albany Diocese.

Editor’s Note: Funeral arrangements, when available, will be published on the events page of A biography of Francis will appear in the Sept. 7 issue of this newsletter.