Francis Lawrence Gajewski, age 82 of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020 at the Bayhealth Hospital in Milford, DE.
Fran was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He always made sure that his family never did without and always put his family and others first.
A graduate of Salesianum High School, Fran served proudly as a seaman in the U.S. Navy.
After retiring from Getty Oil, and moving to Long Neck, he loved joining in on neighborhood clean up days, picnics and holiday parties. He especially loved gatherings on their porch with family and friends. After all, life is a beach!
Fran is survived by his loving wife, Rita, his children, Michael Windsor (Nancy) of Wilmington, DE, Marie Bullock (Tommy) of Oxford, NC, Paula Goss (Mark) of Kennett Square, PA, Christine Kulko (Kenny) of Wilmington, DE, and Francis Gajewski, Jr. (Carol) of Bear, DE, along with 11 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, with a service to follow from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark DE 19702. All attending will be required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing to maintain compliance with State COVID-19 Regulations. Admittance will be regulated.
Interment will be private.
The family would like to thank the staff at Harrison House and Bayshore Hospital for the great care that was given to Fran and for the kindness shown to the family.
P.S. Don’t forget, watch your speed on Long Neck Road!
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