On May 27, 2003, FRANCIS D., of Elkridge, beloved husband of Dorothy P. (nee Ashburn), devoted father of Deborah Hess. Loving grandfather of Michael and Jennifer Hess. Cherished great grandfather of Hailey Hess. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the GARY L. KAUFMAN FUNERAL HOME AT MEADOWRIDGE MEMORIAL PARK, INC., 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD (Exit 6 Off Rte 100) on Thursday and Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. where Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 12 noon in the Vermillion Chapel. Interment in Meadowridge Memorial Park.