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Francis Derr

May 29, 1949 — January 13, 2023

Death Notice

Word has been received of the death of Francis George Derr, age 73, of Saranac Lake and formerly of Bloomingdale, NY. who died on Friday January 13, 2023 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, NY.

At Francis’ request, there will be no calling hours or Funeral services. A graveside service will be held in the Spring 2023 in Brookside Cemetery in Bloomingdale, NY. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983.

Family and friends wishing to remember Francis George Derr may make memorial donations to the Northeast Kidney Foundation in care of the funeral home. Family and friends may also share a memory, leave a condolence and sign the on-line guest book at

Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Inc.

20 Church Street

Saranac Lake, New York 12983

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Francis Derr, please visit our flower store.

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Interment will be held in the Spring of 2023 at a date and time convenient for the family.

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