Francis McQuire Herbert, 66 of Avenue, MD, departed this life peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on April 12, 2014. Francis was born on July 17, 1947 in Leonardtown, MD, to the late Joseph Harry and Martha Katherine Herbert. Francis was baptized in the Catholic faith. He was a life-long parishioner of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Avenue, MD. Francis received his early education in the St. Mary’s County Public School System. He started his employment as a construction worker and later became a fisherman, until his declining health no longer allowed him to work.Francis loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed watching the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Redskins.Francis leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Cheryl Lyles; one son-in-law, Archie Lyles; one grandson, Jonathan Lyles; one granddaughter, Ashley Lyles; six brothers, Joseph “FEZ” Herbert (Catherine), Ronnie Herbert (Vivian), David Herbert (Linda), Melvin Herbert (Ann), Robert Bernard Herbert and John Butler; two sisters, Catherine “Ann” Butler and Agnes “Sissy” Yates; two special friends, Celeste Jones and William Armstrong and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.Family and friends will unite on Monday, April 21, 2014 for visitation at 10:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Colton’s Point Road, Avenue, MD. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Church Cemetery, Bushwood, MD.