Francis was born on June 18, 1940 and passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016.
Francis was a resident of Budd Lake, New Jersey at the time of his passing. He was formerly from Eastlake, Ohio.
Ned graduated from Kent State Ohio with a B.S. in Biology in 1967.
He was married to Cheryl.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 am on Monday October 17 at St. Luke's R.C. Church 265 W Mill Street Long Valley NJ with Father Mike Drury officiating. Entombment will follow at Union Cemetery Hackettstown. Visitation will be held at the Cochran Funeral Home 905 High Street Hackettstown NJ 07840 on Sunday October 16 2016 from 4-8 pm.
For those desiring donations may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TN 38105-1942 in memory of Ned.