Francis D. Joseph, 30, of Fountain, Florida passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 in Florida. Francis was born in Springfield, a son of Christina (Marlow) Hedges and John Joseph. Francis was a graduate of Bozeman High School of Panama City, FLA. He worked at Hardee's as an assistant manager in Lynn Haven, FLA. in 2011. He joined the U.S. Navy as an Electrician Technician in 2014 achieving the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class. Francis was stationed at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City. He was currently assigned to the Navy Experimental Diving Unit. In his spare time, he enjoyed fantasy realm games and dragons. Francis leaves; his grandfather Joseph S Marlow Sr. of Springfield, his mother Christina (Marlow) Hedges of Chicopee, his father John Joseph of Shamokin, PA. His brothers; Andrew Joseph, Thomas Thans of Springfield. He also leaves three sisters; Samantha Joseph of Shamokin, PA., Brittany Joseph of Macallan TX., Nancy Pitts of Bonifay FL and other stepbrothers and sisters. He leaves nieces and nephews along with aunts, uncles, and cousins. CALLING HOURS FOR PETTY OFFICER JOSEPH WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2022 AT TYLUNAS FUNERAL HOME, 159 BROADWAY ST., CHICOPEE FROM 4:00 TO 7:00 P.M. INTERMENT OF FRANCIS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, April 1, 2022 AT 3:00 P.M. AT THE MASSACHUSETTS VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY, 1390 MAIN ST., AGAWAM WITH US NAVY HONORS BEING RENDERED.
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