Palmer-Edward W. Francis, 88, passed away in his home Thursday, August 19 2021. Ed was born in Springfield, October 18, 1932 to the late Edward and Ramona (LaRiviere) Francis. Ed attended Monson Schools and held many jobs throughout his working years. For many years he was a Taxi driver in Pennsylvania and later in Springfield. He also was an insurance salesman and a security officer. He would often tell jokes with quirky punchlines or break out in song. He enjoyed spending time at casinos, both locally and around the country.
Ed leaves his children; Cindy A. Staton and Mark of Ware, Edward W. Francis of Palmer, Laurie Kellogg of Airmont, NY and William Feinstein of Annville, PA; his former wife, Linda J. (Lucchesi) Francis; a brother, Norman Francis of Georgia; sisters, Barbara L. Beaulieu and Francis, Dorothy M. Whitaker and Harold and Nancy J. Cordner all of Monson; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter.
Lombard Funeral Home of Monson has been entrusted with the arrangements. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation in Ed's name to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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