Francis L. LigouriInsurance agentFrancis L. Ligouri, a...

February 02, 1994

Francis L. Ligouri

Insurance agent

Francis L. Ligouri, a retired agent for The Prudential Insurance Co. of America, died early yesterday at Franklin Square Hospital of heart failure. He was 78 and lived on Edgefield Road in Parkville.

He retired in 1977 after being a Prudential agent since coming to Baltimore in 1954. Earlier, he managed W. T. Grant stores in New England.

Born in New Rochelle, N.Y., he was a graduate of 1992 PHOTO the University of Vermont.

During World War II, he served in the Army, briefly in the Fighting 69th (the Rainbow Division) and then in the Army Air Forces as a bombardier and navigator who flew 36 missions over Germany.

In 1945, while an Army first lieutenant, he and Regina M. Brown, a first lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps, were married.

He was a member of the Prudential Retirees and the Parkville Post of the American Legion.

Services were planned for 7:30 p.m. today at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

Other survivors include three daughters, Judith Bowersox of Baltimore, Sharon Ligouri of Cockeysville and Suzanne Burke of Malibu, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Adrian Eric Guy, a van driver for Maryland Medical Laboratories, died Jan. 29 of leukemia at Harbor Hospital Center. He was 25 and lived on West Saratoga Street.

The Baltimore native had worked for the laboratory for more than three years.

He was a graduate of Southwestern High School and the NBS Automotive School.

Services were planned for 11:30 a.m. today at the March Funeral Home, 4300 Wabash Ave., Baltimore.

Survivors include his wife of more than three years, the former Alecha Vance; his parents, Gladys and Amos Guy; and two sisters, Patricia Johnson and Katrina Moore. All are of Baltimore.

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