Francis J. “Babe” Fetcho of Jessup died Friday July 19, 2019 at Oakwood Terrace. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Leatrice Zenobi who died in 1961.
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Born in Jessup he was the son of the late John and Mary Beckish Fetcho. A graduate of Jessup High School, he proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. Prior to retirement he was employed by RCA for over 20 years. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid New York Yankees and Valley View Cougars fan. He was also a 3rd degree member of the LaSalle Academy Council #10729 and a 4th degree member of the Archbald Knights of Columbus.
Francis’ family would like to express their sincerest gratitude to all the past and present employees at Oakwood Terrace who have been his extended “family” for the past 6 years, and also to Bayada Hospice & Home Health for their care and compassion.
Surviving are sons John and wife Georgette, Sturges, Richard and wife Joan, Northampton, and Francis, at home; grandchildren Richard Fetcho and wife Jonelle, Coplay, and Jamie Sergent and husband Kyle, Northampton; great-grandchildren Nathan Fetcho, and Aiden and Greyson Sergent; sister Margaret Fetcho, Jessup; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Joseph, John, Thomas, and Anthony; sisters Mary, Veronica, and Anna.
The funeral will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home, 1003 Church St., Jessup A Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Queen of Angels Parish, in St. Michael’s Church, First Avenue, Jessup. Interment, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Jessup. Family and friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.