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FRANCESCONE, Joseph R.
FRANCESCONE - Joseph R. "Drake"
June 5, 2013, beloved husband of the late Dolorita Gallagher Francescone; dear father of the late Drake M. Francescone. Friends may call Friday 5-8 PM at the DENGLER, ROBERTS, PERNA FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst (between Niagara Falls Blvd. and Bailey). A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday at 9:30 AM at St. John the Baptist Church, Tonawanda. Mr. Francescone retired from the Buffalo Fire Dept. He was a Staff Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force during WW II, serving in the 5th Air Force Southwest Pacific Zone, life member of the American Legion Troop I, North Tonawanda Lodge No. 860, Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Hope, 4th Degree Alhambra, a member of the 40/8, St. John the Baptist Holy Name Society and Northside 1st Friday Club.