Farming Rural 18

Francis K. Stevens

August 22, 1932 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 87)


Francis K. Stevens, age 87, of Lapeer passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020 at home surrounded by his family.

Born August 22, 1932 in Cortland, NY he was the son of the late Charles and Ruth Huttleston Stevens. Francis was a supervisor with Niagara Mohawk for 37 years prior to his retirement.  He also worked at the family business, Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill in Virgil. He loved driving tractor and raking hay on the farm. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, working in his wood shop and wintering in Zephyrhills, Florida.

Francis is survived by his wife of 68 years, Sally Hollenbeck Stevens at home; daughters, Cynthia (Rick) Warfield and Cathleen (Gary) Cornell all of Marathon; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; sister, Betty (Larry) Hills; brothers, Raymond (Terry) Stevens and Ralph (Joann) Stevens; brother in law, Bruce (Janet) Hollenbeck and nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 12- 1 pm, Saturday, March 14, 2020 followed by a memorial service at 1 pm at Virgil United Methodist Church, Virgil, NY.  Burial will take place later in Virgil Rural Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Virgil UMC, 1196 Church St., Cortland, NY  13045 or American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY  13790. 

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March 14, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Virgil United Methodist Church (NY)

Memorial Service
March 14, 2020

1:00 PM
Virgil United Methodist Church (NY)

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