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Francis "Frank" Joseph Ratcliffe

January 29, 1940 ~ March 4, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

On March 4, 2020 Francis "Frank" Joseph Ratcliffe devoted husband of the late Dolores Ratcliffe (nee Sheppard); beloved father of Gerard Ratcliffe, Brian Ratcliffe and his wife Siobha'n, Colum Ratcliffe, Elizabeth Hagedorn and her husband Bob, and the late Paul Ratcliffe; loving "Pop" of Jessica, Brian, Kelly, Kimberlee, Robby, Shay, Kaitlin, Dearbhla and Isabella. Also survived by 17 great-grandchildren; dear brother of William Ratcliffe and Joan Geisinger and her husband Ken.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Clare Catholic Church 714 Myrth Avenue, on Wednesday at 10 am. Visiting hours will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Tuesday from 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 pm.

A luncheon will be held at the Hawk's Pleasure Club, 430 Riverside Drive, Essex, MD 21221, immediately following the funeral mass. ALL ARE WELCOME !!!!!

Contributions may be made to the: Alzheimer's Foundation of America - 322 Eighth Avenue 7th floor New York, New York 10001

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 10, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Connelly Funeral Home of Essex
300 Mace Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21221

Visitation
Tuesday
March 10, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Connelly Funeral Home of Essex
300 Mace Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21221

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
March 11, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Clare's Catholic Church
714 Myrth Ave.,
Essex, Maryland 21221

Reception
Wednesday
March 11, 2020

12:00 PM
Hawks Pleasure Club
430 Riverside Drive
Essex, MD 21221

Donations

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York NY 10001

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