On December 19, 2004, FRANCISANTHONY FRANCIS, age 81, of Venice, FL, (formerly of Kent Island, MD) passed away. He served in the US Navy during World War II. Afterwards he worked as an agent with the N.S.A. in Washington, DC. Mr. Francis was a member of the V.F.W. #8118 in Venice, FL. Beloved husband of 13 years to Maryann Youell; devoted father of Marcia Lanasa of Reisterstown, MD, Maryann Turner and Marcus Lanasa both of Baltimore, MD, Sandy Soto and Stephen Lanasa both of Pasadena, MD, Jean Busick of Centreville, MD, Judy Polyak of Phoenix, AZ and Mike Youell of Grasonville, MD; dear grandfather to 17 grandchildren and great-grandfather to four great-grandchildren. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of SW Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.