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Herman Joseph Francisco

May 22, 1930 - October 21, 2014

Herman Francisco, 84, of DeRidder, La., passed from this life on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

He was born May, 22 1930 in Mansura LA. to Emile and Ethel St. Romain  Francisco.  He later met and married the love of his life, Dorothy Mae Davis Francisco and to this, 7 children was born.  They later moved to DeRidder La. where he worked construction for many years, and later worked for the City of DeRidder. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, and the Knight of Columbus.

Herman was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Anita Smith, and Mary Lockhart;  brother, Nelson Francisco;  and daughter, Patricia Holmes. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Mae Davis Francisco; 4 sons, Nelson Ray Francisco of Moss Bluff, LA, Herman Francisco Jr. (Lydia) of DeRidder, LA, Freddy Francisco of DeRidder, LA, Isaac Francisco (Lashawnda) of Jasper TX; 2 daughters, Juanita Mayes (Larry) of DeRidder, LA, and  Cora Johnson (Troy) of Laplace LA; 2 sisters,  Margaret Archield of DeRidder, LA,  and Rita Hurts of Alexandria, LA; 2 sisters-in-law,  Rozella McPherson of Alexandria, LA, and Shirley Rigmaiden (Tommy) of Grand Prairie TX.; aunt, Dorothy Hollis of Mansura LA.; 30 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation  and Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 25, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in DeRidder.  Visitation will begin at 9:00am until time of service at 11:00am.  Rosary is at 10:30am.  Father Jude Brunnert will officiate.  Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery.

Herman Joseph Francisco
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