Francis (Frank) Murray Byrne, 64, Born January 20th, 1952, in Conche, NL, died suddenly on December 24, 2016 in Croque, NL. Francis is survived by his loving wife Donna of 41 years, Daughter Melissa, husband Ian Rice, and a large circle of extended family and close friends. He loved God, his dog Brandy, fishing in his boat or out ski-dooing in the woods.  He was a special loving man who will be dearly missed by all who knew him. In lieu flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Visitation was held at Barrett’s Funeral Home in St. Johns where cremation took place. Ashes were retained by the family. Memorial arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton.