Stephen "Steve" Francis, Sr., age 78, of Mechanicsburg, PA, and formerly of Cedar Grove, NJ, died on Monday, March 17, 2014. Steve's survivors include his wife, Winifred "Winnie" H. (Neal) Hodgson; his two sons, Stephen F. Hodgson, Jr. and William "Bill" Hodgson; his grandson, Ethan; his siblings, Stuart Hodgson and Carol Marks; Natasha and Taylor Wicker, who were like granddaughters to him; and his beloved dog, Barbara. You may remember Steve from: Bloomfield High School, NJ; William Paterson State University, NJ; the Cedar Grove School System, NJ; the Cedar Grove Ambulance Squad, NJ; Cedar Grove Scout Troop #65, NJ; or from his history talks at Country Meadows in Mechanicsburg, PA.
All are welcome to join Steve's family for his Celebration of Life Reception and Gathering of Family and Friends at 1 PM and Memorial Service at 2 PM. on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Country Meadows of the West Shore in Mechanicsburg, PA. Steve's family has entrusted his care to Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. For complete service information, to read Steve's full obituary, to view his memorial portrait and to sign Steve's official guest book, please visit; www.Myers-Buhrig.com