FORD JAMES FRANCIS, BFD retired died on Oct. 7, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Lorraine T. (Porazzo) Ford. Devoted father of Marianne Mitchell and her husband James of Norfolk, Joanne Flavin and her husband Brian of Norwood, Dianne Ford and her Pugs of Norwood and James F. Ford and his wife Jayne of Norwood. Brother of David Ford and his wife Ellen of Newton, Joe Ford of Hyde Park and the late John “Jack” Ford. Cherished grandfather of Kristen, Jimmy, Julia, Colby, Brian, Danny, Emily, Andrew, Hunter and Hope. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Son of the late James and Ada G. (Gallagher) Ford. James was a member of the Boston Fire Dept. He was one of the Original Dirty 30, serving as a firefighter on Ladder 30 and retired on Engine 55. A funeral mass will be held on Friday Oct. 11, 2013 at 10am in St. Timothy’s Church 650 Nichols St. Norwood, MA. 02062 followed by a burial Highland Cemetery Norwood. Visiting hours have been omitted. At the request of the family please omit flowers and make donations in his name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute C/O Head and Neck Oncology Dept. 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Arrangements by the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home 1248 Washington St. Norwood, Ma. 02062. www.kraw-kornackfuneralhome.com 781-762-0482
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Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home
1248 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062
Published in Boston Herald from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2013