FRANCIS, Dale Francis,

FRANCIS, Dale Francis, 73, of Bellaire, OH, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 in Belmont Community Hospital, Acute Care, Bellaire, OH.

He was born July 9, 1939, in Bellaire, OH, a son of the late John and Mary Francis.

He was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, Ohio, and was retired from Ormet. He graduated from Bellaire High School in 1957 and attended Ohio University.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jeanette McElroy.

He is survived by his loving brother, Gene (Donna) Francis of Bellaire, OH, and a nephew, John (Carla) Francis of New York City, and two great-nephews.

Family and friends will be received Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH, from 4-7 p.m. where services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Father Daniel Heusel as Celebrant.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Salvation Army 315 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906.

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