Francis Williams Sr.
Francis 'Fran' Henry Williams, Sr., 59, of Franklin, MA, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving and beloved husband of Ann Marie (Drohan) Williams, to whom he was married on May 4, 1985. Born on May 15, 1957 in New Mexico, he was the son of the late Eugene Williams and the late Marchia (Moore) Williams. A lifelong resident of Franklin, Fran worked for many years as an Auto Mechanic for Molloy's Service Center in Franklin, MA, before retiring in 2002. A warm and outgoing man, he was an ardent Patriot's fan who enjoyed playing pool, visits to Castle Island, and especially spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, his survived by his cherished children: Maressa L. Drohan her husband, David W. Ross, of Franklin, MA; Francis Henry Williams, Jr. and his fiance, Katelyn M. McGlashing, of Medway, MA; and Daniel J. Williams and his wife, Erin E. (Etzel) Williams, of Medway, MA. He was the adoring grandfather of Jakob Drohan, Morgan Ross, Riley Williams, and Emily Williams. Fran was the brother of Eugene Williams and his wife, Vivian Williams, of Walpole, MA; Carl Williams of Franklin, MA; David Williams and his wife, Lisa Willia- ms, of Milford, MA; Roger Williams and his wife, Judy Willia- ms, of Jacksonlle, FL; Robert Williams of FL; Doris Williams of Franklin, MA; Patricia (Williams) Healey and her husband, Don Healey, of FL; and Winifred (Williams) Vondras and her husband, Phil Vondras, of FL. He leaves several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Francis to: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD), 217 Broadway, Suite 712, New York, NY 10007 or at www.ncadd.org . For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com . Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200.
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