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Francis M. Jordan
CRANSTON - Francis M. Jordan, 93, of Cranston died April 19, 2011 in Providence. He was the husband of Tina (Chernick) Jordan. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter Nancy Hecker of Newport News VA. Mr. Jordan was the husband of the late Josephine (Mecchi) Jordan and the father of the late Mark A. Jordan
Mr. Jordan was born in Pawtucket the son of the late Aiden and Jane Jordan.
He was a WWII Veteran serving in Germany, where he participated in the liberation of the Nazi Concentration Camps. Mr. Jordan was employed at the former Collyer wire for many years. An enthusiastic outdoorsman; he enjoying skiing, biking, mushrooming, skating, fishing, and bee keeping.
There will be a funeral service for Mr. Jordan Thursday, April 21, at 9:00am in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery Chapel, Exeter Rhode Island, to which relatives and friends are invited. The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday April 20, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the environmental agency of your choice. For guest book signatures, please visit www.manningheffern.com.