Dawis, Francisca M., Saginaw, Michigan

Loving mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014 at St. Francis Home. Age 98 years. Francisca Marquez was born August 21, 1915 in Lemery Batangas, Philippines. She was married to Antoino Andal Dawis on July 19, 1935. He predeceased her January 26, 1985. Francisca was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and (PANEM) Philippine Association of North Eastern Michigan. Surviving are her daughter, Dr. Elvie, her son and his wife Robert and Dory, Rudy and Yolly, her grandchildren, Dennis and Daniel, Agnes, Aileen, Rainier, Ronald and Nino, great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and families in the Philippines. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Friday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. The Rosary will take place at 4:00 p.m. Friday and a Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to EWTN – Mother Angelica, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Blue Army of Fatima or St. Francis Home. www.snowfuneralhome.net