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Solomon Gaston "Tee-Nu" Francisco

December 28, 1938 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 82)


Funeral Mass for Solomon Gaston Francisco of Mansura will begin at 10:00am on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Mansura with Fr. Irion St. Romain officiating. Burial & military honors will follow at St. Paul Cemetery in Mansura.

Solomon Gaston Francisco, age 82, passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at the Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Washington.

Gaston also known as “Tee-Nu” was a retired Veteran of the Army National Guard. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a great cook and would not let you leave his house without a delicious meal. Known and loved for his warm smile and outspoken nature, he will be sorely missed.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Michael Evans of Memphis, TN, Aaron Francisco, Charlene Davidson Jenkins (Richard), and Kevin Francisco all of Seattle, WA; his grandchildren: Sabrina Smith, Shamie Francisco, Genelyn Francisco Kabasele; his great-grandchildren: Jharen, Jhamae, and Gavin; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Gaston Francisco, Jr.; his daughter, Tawanna Ann Francisco; his father and mother, Kirby & Benither S. Francisco; his siblings, Louis Francisco, Sr., Kirby Francisco, Jr., and Mary Margie Francisco-Sampson.

Visitation will begin at 8:00am until 9:45am on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350.


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November 13, 2021

8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Escude Funeral Home of Mansura
6608 Porterie St.
Mansura, LA 71350

Funeral Mass
November 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church
1910 Escude St.
Mansura, LA 71350

Military Honors
November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Cemetery (Mansura)

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