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June 5, 2020 - 1:15pm

Roger I. Francis

posted by Joshua Smith.

Batavia - Roger I. Francis, 62, of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Roger was born January 29, 1958, in Batavia, a son of Alice (Sanderson) Francis of Batavia and the late Irving Francis.

Roger graduated in 1977 from Batavia High School.  He had a passion for motorcycles and movies.  He was a member with his brother in Rochester Street Machine.

Surviving along with his mother, Alice (Sanderson) Francis of Batavia, are his loving wife of 20 years, Faith (Rowland) Francis of Batavia; brother, Paul Francis of Florida; a sister, Doreen (Beni) DaSilva of Maine; Faith's siblings and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his father, Irving Francis, Roger is predeceased by a niece, Jill Dos Santos.

Roger's funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday (June 9) at Stafford Rural Cemetery, 8971 Transit Road, Stafford.  Those wishing to attend are asked to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Roger's memory may be made to the family. 

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements for Roger were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

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