2009-07-24 / Obits

John Seymour Francis

Mechanical Technician

John Seymour Francis, 58, a Rockaway resident, died July 4.

Francis was born on September 15, 1950 in Colgate St. Ann, Jamaica and was a five year resident of Rockaway. He worked as a mechanical technician and was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church of Elmont.

He is survived by his wife, Pauline; son, Christopher; daughter, Aisha; granddaughter, Ashley; adopted son, Alwyn; sister, Valerie Malcolm; brother, Oscar Francis; nephew, Dr. Richard Francis; nieces, Tricia Francis and Melissa Manaham; aunt, Pearl; mother in-law, Evadney Johnson; father-inlaw, R.G. Henry; sisters-in-law, Syslin Francis, Maureen Hay, Christine Patterson, Elaine Johnson and Judy A. Henry; brothers-in-law, Paul Johnson and Valbert Green; cousins, Justin, Nancy, Janet, Ena, Olive, John, Angela (Barrack) and others so numerous to mention, friends and colleagues.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A memorial service and interment was held at St. John's United Methodist Church of Elmont, Valley Stream, New York.

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