Richard V. Francisco, Jr.
Mr. Richard V. Francisco, Jr., age 54, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at his home.
Born on April 18, 1957, in Wilmington, DE, Mr. Francisco was the son of Richard V. Francisco, Sr. and JoAnne R. Smith Francisco. He was a brick layer and concrete finisher by trade and worked as a contractor for Francisco Builders for 34 years. In his leisure hours, Mr. Francisco enjoyed walking, fixing old furniture, and collecting antique glass. Above all else, he was a wonderful son and husband, a devoted father, and loving grandfather.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Francisco is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Donna L. Reid Francisco; children, Richard V. Francisco, III and wife, Victoria, of Kennett Square, PA, Kristin M. Andrews, and husband, Roger, Jonathan P. Francisco, William A. Francisco, Thomas J. Francisco, and Kathryn J. Francisco, all of Wilmington; granddaughter, Francesca (Frankie) Andrews; brother, William A. Francisco of Wilmington; and in-laws, John and Verna Reid. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph R. Francisco, Sr.
The family of Mr. Francisco extends a special thank you to the staff of Delaware Hospice for all of their kindness and support.
At the request of Mr. Francisco, there will be no memorial service. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Suite 100, Wilmington, DE 19810 or to Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County, 1920 Hutton Street, Wilmington, DE 19802. To sign guest register, visit spicermullikin.com SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213