William "Bill" Norman Francis, 81, of McKees Rocks, passed away on November 25, 2016 surrounded by family at his Robinson Township home. Bill is survived by his wife, Dolores Ann Francis, and his three beloved daughters, Louise Ann "LouAnn" Francis (Stephen) Tomchak, Susan Mary Francis (Victor) de Hernandez, Natalie Ruth Francis (Christopher) and was preceded in death by his dear son William "Billy" Francis.
He is survived by eleven grandchildren, Natalie Susan Tomchak (Brown), Christian Michael Tomchak, Sean Francis Tomchak, Jessica Ann Hernandez de la peña, Victor William Hernandez, Susan Marie Hernandez Raike, Sara Ashley Hernandez, Brandy Marie Francis (Kingston), Deanna Nicole Francis, Jordan Matthew Saniga, and Victoria Elizabeth Saniga; nine great-grandchildren, Noah, Annabeth, William, Pablo, Joseph, Emily, Allison, Khloe, Scottie.
Bill was born on April 19, 1935 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late William D. Francis and Ruth Elizabeth Charlton. Bill was one of eight children. He is preceded in death by his siblings, Robert Francis, Daniel Francis, Frank Musko, and Patricia Musko. He is survived by his three brothers, Roy Francis, Thomas Musko, and Nicholas Musko.
Bill worked more than thirty years for West View Water Authority. He served as treasurer of the American Russian Orthodox Club in McKees Rocks. He was also a mason at the Chartiers Valley Masonic Temple.
Bill's greatest pride and joy is his family. Bill truly exemplified all the attributes and values of a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a selfless, giving man and always did for others. He will be so greatly missed.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, November 30th from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Forest Grove Rd., Kennedy Twp., Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, December 1st, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church, 200 Grace St., McKees Rocks.