Eugene Francone, 89, of Nampa, died Saturday, April 27, 1996,
in a Nampa hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May,
at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa. the Rev.
Father Paul Matthews, S.M., of St. Paul's Catholic Church will
officiate. Entombment will follow in Building of
Reverence, Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Eugene was born Dec. 27, 1906, at Hurley, Wis., a son of
Charlie and Anetta Ozello Francone. He moved with his
family to DeLamar, Idaho, in 1909, where he was raised and
educated. He moved to Nampa in 1922. Later, Eugene
joined the U.S. Navy.
He married Mattie Kincheloe in 1933 at Boise. They made
their home in Nampa, where he worked for the Union Pacific
Railroad. They later owned and operated a bar until
Survivors include his wife, Mattie of Nampa; two daughters,
Barbara (Mrs. Carroll) Smith, and Shirley (Mrs. Tom) Cassidy;
five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a
great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his
parents, and three brothers.
Friends may call this evening from 5 to 9 p.m. at
Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.