Francis X. Meier

Richmond-Francis X. Meier, 69, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2006 at a Portland Hospital after a long illness with his family at his side.

He was born in Elizabeth, NJ on October 24, 1936 the son of Franz & Madeline Meier. Francis grew up and attended schools in Elizabeth, NJ.

He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1954 and was stationed overseas for over three years in Freising, Germany where he met his future wife and the mother of his children.

Francis enjoyed fishing, boating and especially being near the ocean.

He was predeceased by his parents, brothers James F. Meier and George Meier.

Survivors include daughters Andrea Meier of Richmond, Marlene Meier and her companion PoYat Ng of South Orange, NJ, Madelyn Meier and her companion Ron Copp of Cumberland, Me and Susanne Adams and her husband Stephen of Inverness, FL. sons Robert Meier and his wife Nelvida of Aransas Pass, TX and Francis X. Meier, Jr. and his companion Mary Olivas of Tampa, FL., grandchildren Kristy, Lana, Raeni, Belkis, Victor and David, several nieces and nephews.

A private family service will take place at Kincer Funeral Home in Richmond for Immediate family only on August 18th.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Francis' memory to: American Diabetes Association 169 Lancaster St. Portland, Me 04101

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357