Vincent Henry Francis died January 17 at home. Mr. Francis was born in Liverpool, England and has been a resident of Bridgewater since 1972. He was the former owner and operator of Lancastrian Printing & Mailing Services in Hillsborough for many years. While living in England, he joined the Royal Marines and served from 1955 until 1968. While living in Bridgewater , he started the Youth Soccer Program in the mid 70's and coached soccer teams there for many years. Mr. Francis was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret, his children Joseph, Vincent G., Sean, David, Cathleen Romanoskie and Vanessa Oldham, 16 grandchildren and his siblings from England Jane, Brenda and Kevin.
Visiting hours from 5pm-8pm on Friday, January 20, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12:30pm on Saturday, January 21, at the Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Ave., Somerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959