Francis W. McCloskey

  • Died: February 12, 2022
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Francis William, of Philadelphia, passed away on February 12th, 2022 in his home at the age of 77. He was a beloved son of the late Francis C. McCloskey, and Edythe (nee Brophy). Francis is survived by his wife Annette; his sons Francis Jr., Sean Patrick (Kanae), and step-daughter Marjean; his grandchildren Charlotte, Colin, Hanna, and Kai; his brother Dennis, sister-in-law Kathi and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
A Rhawnhurst native, he graduated from Father Judge then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, proudly serving our country in the Vietnam War. He joined the Philadelphia Police Department in 1968 serving the people of Philadelphia for over 37 years, retiring in 2006. An ardent student of history he attended Temple University earning first his Bachelor's degree and then his Master's degree in History in 2006. He is loved and will be missed.
Family and friends are invited to Francis's Life Celebration on Wednesday, February 23rd, from 6-8pm at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154, and on Thursday, February 24th from 9:30 - 10:30am at the Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 2000 Shelmire Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152. A funeral mass will follow 10:30am. Interment services will be held at Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem, PA. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Francis's name to the World Wildlife Fund, the ASPCA or the animal shelter of your choice.