Robert D. Francis Sr.

MILLERTON — Robert D. Francis Sr., 77, a lifetime resident of Millerton, passed away May 29, 2011.

Robert was born on Feb. 17, 1934, in Sharon, the son of the late Catherine (McHugh) and William Francis.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Lena Francis of Millerton; his faithful dog, Sam; his daughters, Cindy Heck and her husband, John, of Millerton and Michelle Gallo of Essex, Vt.; his son, Robert Francis Jr. of Millerton; his sister, Mary Anderson of Millerton; and his grandchildren John Heck Jr., Danielle Heck, Caleb Gallo, Roshelle Gallo and Crystal Gallo.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, William; and his sisters, Catherine, Joan and Elizabeth.

Arrangements are under the care of the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Pine Plains. A funeral service and time of remembrance were held June 1.

Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Drive, Kingston, NY 12401.

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