Celebrating the life of Francis James Michael III
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MICHAEL, III, Francis James, 75, of Valrico, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017. A native of Philadelphia, PA, he had resided here since 1995 coming from Ottsville, PA. He was a member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge #2383, Brandon, FL; Fraternal Order of Eagles and a lifetime member of the Ottsville Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Emma; daughters, Annette Borge, Brenda Michael, Lisa Manning, Tina Michael and Carol Knight; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 A.M. Monday, March 13, 2017, the the main sanctuary at Nativity Catholic Church, Brandon, FL, with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the Mass. Graveside services will be held 11:30 A.M. Friday, March 17, 2017, at St. John's the Baptist Church Cemetery, Ottsville, PA. A reception will follow the graveside service at the Ottsville Volunteer Fire Station.