Doris Elaine Franciscus

Feb 17 2019
Aug 10 2019
94 Years

Doris Elaine Franciscus, 94, of Wagontown, passed away on August 10, 2019.  Born in Modena, she was the daughter of the late Lewis L. and Sara W. Allison Mentzer.

She was a 1944 graduate of Scott High School and retired from Acme Markets where she worked in the meat department in the Coatesville, Thorndale and Parkesburg stores.  She enjoyed her Sunday game nights with her family.

She is survived a daughter, Diane, wife of John Schrack, of Wagontown, two granddaughters, DeAnn (Tom Leslie) Schrack of Wagontown and Kerri (Rich) Kita of Coatesville, son-in-law Charles Pfitzenmeyer of Wagontown and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a daughter Shirley Pfitzenmeyer who passed away in 2014, and by brothers, Walter Friend and Donald Mentzer. 

The family would like to thank the staffs at Holisticare Hospice and Hickory House Nursing and Rehab Center for their compassionate and loving care.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 11:00am at Fairview Cemetery, Coatesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Holisticare Hospice, 685 Kromer Ave., Berwyn, PA 19312, or to Hickory House, 3120 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA 19344.

Service Date: 
Aug 27 2019 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Fairview Cemetery, 786 Oak St, Coatesville, PA 19320


Dear Diane, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom.  I fondly remember how she and my Mom used to sit in the "C" Wing hallway and talk.  She always told me how much she loived my Mom.  Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.  Sincerely, Leslie (Rice) Ferguson (Rosemary Rice's daughter). 

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Dear Diane,  It has been many years since we have seen each other and since I have seen your Mother.  I do remember her visits to my parents in West Chester when she would bring Aunt Sarah over.  I am sorry for your loss.  My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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Worked with Doris for many years at the Coatesville Acme. Very sweet lady. Lost track of her sadly. Sorry to hear this.

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Diane,Kerri,& DeAnn & Family ~ I was Saddened to heat about Doris, because she had been like Family to me most of my Life,So Sorry 😐 for Your Loss Doris was one of “The Sweetest Lady’s around “, I”ll never forget all our fun adventures with her me& my MomMom& sometimes with my PopPop, these are memories I will always Cherish...Rest in Peace Doris, & have a Party with my MomMom & PopPop & let them know how much I miss all of You&Love all of You, until we meet again....❣️❣️❣️Cori,Joe, Celeste, Marissa & Kyla Foltz( Sharp)...

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