Death Notice: Father Francis Faraci R.I.P.

Of your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Father Francis Faraci who died on Monday, June 28, 2021. He was 93-years-old. May he rest in peace.

Francis Faraci was born in Detroit on June 3, 1928, son of the late Pietro and Maria (Mancuso) Faraci. He was ordained to the sacred priesthood on September 10, 1959, for the Capuchin Province of Saint Joseph, and incardinated into Diocese of Lansing on June 3, 1985.

Father Faraci was a Parochial Vicar at Saint Paul in Owosso; Saint Pius X in Flint; Resurrection in Lansing; Saint Joseph in Adrian; and Saint Pius X in Flint. He was the Pastor of Holy Family in Ovid and Saint Mary in Flint. Father Faraci attained Senior Priest Status, and became the Sacramental Minister at Saint Francis Xavier, Otisville in June 2003. He was the Temporary Administrator at Holy Rosary of Flint in 2011. The exequies for Father Faraci are as follows:

Visitation will be 4-7pm on Monday, July 5, 2021 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton St., Davison, MI 48423. The Holy Rosary will be prayed at 6pm on Monday, immediately followed by a Memorial Service conducted under the auspices of the Davison Knights of Columbus Bishop Albers Council 4090 and the Ardon F. Dubie Fourth Degree Assembly 0523.

Requiem Mass at 10am on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton St., Davison, MI 48423. Burial will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery. There will be one hour of visitation prior to Holy Mass.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Service Commissions of the parishes Father Faraci served or the Senior Priest Build at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Burton. For more details go to