Jan. 28, 1920 – Jan. 30, 2013
William E. Francisco Jr., a printing company account executive for 30 years, died Jan. 30 in Canterbury Woods, Amherst. He was 93.
Born in Poughkeepsie, he was a graduate of Arlington High School in Poughkeepsie and was a pilot in the Pacific with the Army Air Forces in World War II.
Mr. Francisco came to Buffalo in 1955 as an account executive with J.W. Clement and continued with the company after it became Arcata Graphics in 1970. He retired in 1985.
He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Saturn Club, Buffalo Country Club – where he served as vice president – and the Cherry Hill Club.
His wife, Elizabeth “Betsy” Acheson Francisco, died July 31.
Surviving are a son, Ridgely B.; a stepson, William Mac Kenzie; and a stepdaughter, Elizabeth “Betsy” MacKenzie.
Private services will be held.