Frances E. Dillon

December 10, 1950 - September 11, 2017

Frances Evelyn Dillon, 66, a resident of Lee County, FL for the past 6 years, formerly of Naples, FL and AL passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 in Cape Coral, FL. She was born December 10, 1950 in Patterson, NJ to Albert and Mary Roughgarden, now deceased.

Frances was of the Catholic faith. She was an excellent housewife who loved her children and grandchildren. She always made sure that everything was in order and supper was ready as soon as her family got home. Frances always had a house full of people whether it was her grandchildren or her children coming and going as they pleased. Frances loved every moment she ever got to spend with her family on any given day. During her spare time she enjoyed doing arts and crafts while watching her favorite TV shows Days ofOur Lives and The Golden Girls.She also enjoyed going camping and spending her time in the great outdoors. Frances was a true Native American because she never liked to wear shoes and she was connected to Mother Nature. Frances will always be remembered as the most loving and caring mother/grandmother who will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Michael A. Dillon, Sr. of North Fort Myers; three loving children, Otis Burnham (April) of Fort Myers, FL, Frank Burnham (Nancy) of North Fort Myers, and Yvonne Williams (Kenneth) of AL; adopted daughter, Janet Abernathy (Kevin) of AL; six grandchildren, Emily and Tyler Burnham, Kaylee Burnham, Janette Norris, Kenneth Williams and Victoria Williams; five great grandchildren and one on the way; as well as Roxie the dog.

Frances was preceded in death by five siblings.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916 with Pastor Van Garner officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 12:00 PM until the time of service. Interment to follow at Fort Myers City Cemetery.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


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