Francis John Bonczar

March 9, 1927 - March 1, 2013

Francis John Bonczar, age 85, of Allen, Texas, formerly of Massena, New York, passed away March 1, 2013, in Allen. Francis was born March 9, 1927, in Sylmar, California, to Andrew and Mary (LaGoy) Bonczar. He married Mary McGrath on March 31, 1951, in Norwood, New York. Francis was employed with Alcoa as a machine operator from 1950 until his retirement in 1986. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1944 – 1946. Francis was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Mary of Allen, Texas; sons, Michael and wife, Iris of Hickory, North Carolina, James and wife, Sarah of Conover, North Carolina, and Timothy and wife, Cathey of Lucas, Texas; daughters, Linda Fenton and husband, Philip of Massena, New York, Judy Wells and husband, David, also of Massena, and Salena Bonczar and husband, Matt Schuman of Princeton, Texas; grandchildren, Lisa, Cindy, Stacey, Kristy, Tamra, and Alysia; and great-grandchilren, Grace, Grant, and Caleb.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Walter, sisters, Lucille Przewlocki and Elizabeth Bonczar, and infant son, Robert Joseph.

A memorial mass will be held in the chapel in St. Jude Catholic Church, 1515 N. Greenville Ave., Allen, TX, 75002, on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.

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My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Patti Orologio, March 5, 2013 Our condolences and prayers are with the Bonczar Family during this loss. May you cherish your happy memories of him. Lisa and Ben Telischak, March 5, 2013 My condolences to Mary, Linda, Tim and Cathy, Salena and Matt, Mike and Iris,and Jim, and Sara, Judy and Dave. Francis is a good father, Father in law and Friend who will never be forgotten. May God watch over you and confort you. Philip J Fenton, March 5, 2013 Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Kristy McGill, March 5, 2013 Aunt Mary and cousins.... I am so sorry to hear that Uncle Francis has passed away. My heart just breaks for you all. So many prayers being sent your way. Hugs to you all. Ellen McGrath Lucas, March 5, 2013 We wish to extend our deepest heart felt condolences. We know it is difficult to see a loved one go from this life to the next but someday we will all meet in the kingdom of our Lord. Our prays and thoughts are with you all. We love you. Peter and Susan Finnegan's, March 4, 2013 Much love goes out to the family....a wonderful man and great memories! Susan M Goodell, March 4, 2013 My condolences to Mary, Tim and Cathey, Selena and Matt and the rest of the Bonczar Family. May God wrap you in his arms and give you comfort. Monica Markey, March 4, 2013