Frank P. Ford Jr., 72, of Prince George County, Va., passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011.
Born on September 30, 1939, in Pittston, he was a son of Marguerite (Ruane) and Frank P. Ford Sr.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Patricia Joy (Prince) Ford, in 1992.
He was a 1957 graduate of St. John High the Evangelist High School in Pittston, and a 1965 graduate of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre.
Mr. Ford was a U.S. Army veteran having served from 1965 to 1967.
Upon his discharge in 1967, he began a 37 year career as a Supply Systems Analyst in various capacities and locations. In 1998, Mr. Ford retired from Fort Lee, Va.
He is survived by son, Frank P. Ford III, Richmond, Va.; sisters, Ann Ford Crawford, Exeter, and Mary Claire Donnelly, Carlisle; brother, John Ford, and his wife, Colleen, Palmer Township; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Sacred Heart, in Petersburg, Va., and the interment followed in the church cemetery.