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Francis A. Ford

November 23, 1948 - April 28, 2020

Francis A. Ford, age 71, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

Born in Flint, Michigan on November 23, 1948, he was a son of the late Robert W. and Grace C. (Bourassa) Ford. Francis proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a laboratory technician at Lab Core. In his spare time, Francis enjoyed watching old movies.

In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by his siblings, Jimmy and Maryanne; and daughter, Michelle. He is survived by his wife, Alicia (DeMarrest) Ford; children, Janice Gresham, Donald Ford and Margaret Herscher; siblings, Roberta Porrit, Rochelle Smith, William Ford and Grace Davis; and grandchildren, Kaitlyn Ford, Madison Ford, Victor Herscher and Ariel Herscher.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Francis’ memory to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

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