Francis R. Criswell passed away on January 19, 2017 in Eastern Niagara Hospital. Born on January 18, 1944 in Akron, NY, he was the son of Robert J. and Verna B. (VanBuren) Criswell. Francis worked for Harrison Radiator, where he was in production.
He is survived by his three children, Lesa (Thomas) Hazen, Paige (James) Cunningham, and James (Jackie) Criswell; grandchildren, Connor, Faith Hazen, David, Trentan Carpenter, Tiffany, Breanna, Tiagan, and Koriauna Criswell; great-grandchildren, Brycajia, Keira, Tynzliegh Criswell, and Alexa Carpenter; sister, Dawn Criswell.
Private graveside services were held at the convenience of the family.
Published on  January 24, 2017