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Francis John McCue
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1937
Marlboro
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 2012

THE VILLAGES — Francis John McCue, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012.

Mr. McCue was born in Marlboro, MA, and moved to The Villages in 2001.

He retired from the town of Wayland, MA, where he worked as the maintenance supervisor. In retirement, he hosted the Villages television show "What's Cookin" as the "Gruff Gourmet."

Also, as celebrity contestants, he and his wife, Betty, won the season finale of the "Not So Newlywed Game."

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; sons Raymond Roberts, Jeffrey Roberts, Philip Roberts and John McCue; daughters Lynda Sullivan, Audrey Hackney and Debra Mercer; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

There will be no funeral or memorial services.

Memorial contributions in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake.

Posted in Obituaries on Thursday, January 19, 2012 8:00 am

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THE VILLAGES - Francis John McCue, 74, died
Saturday, January 14th, 2012. Fran was born in
Marlboro, Massachusetts and moved to the Villages in 2001. He retired from the Town of Wayland, Ma where he worked as the Maintenance Supervisor. In
retirement, Fran hosted the Villages show "What's
Cookin" as the ‘Gruff Gourmet‘. With his New
England charm and flair for cooking, the show was a huge success. Also, as celebrity contestants, he and his wife Betty of 47 years won the Villages season finale of the "Not So Newlywed Game" aired at Katie Belle‘s in Spanish Springs. Survivors include his wife Elizabeth; sons, Raymond Roberts, Jeffrey Roberts, Philip Roberts and John McCue; daughters, Lynda Sullivan, Audrey Hackney and Debra Mercer; eight grandchildren
and four great grandchildren. There will be no funeral or memorial services. Memorial contributions in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society. 
 
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Created by: No Guts, No Glory
Record added: Jan 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83680044
Francis John McCue
Added by: Audrey Hackney
 
 
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For you dad, you always loved your garden and your roses are beautiful ! Love & miss you,
- Audrey Jane
 Added: Apr. 8, 2012
 
 
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