Francis "Frank" Tresch
Francis “Frank” E. Tresch of East Springfield was called home on July 11, 2018 at the Holyoke Soldier’s Home. Born to the late John and DeLena (Beauchene) Tresch on March 20th, 1923 in Watertown, NY. He was a graduate of Technical High School in Springfield. Francis went on to serve his country in WW2 as a Seaman in the United States Navy. Later he worked for Monsanto, retiring as a computer operator after 35 years. Francis was a longtime member of Saint Mary’s Church in East Springfield, as well as a dedicated member of the VFW Post 265 of Chicopee. He was also an avid bowler. In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen Mary (Gosciminski) Tresch, as well as his daughter, Linda Tresch- DeRosier. Francis will be remembered by his two sons Mark Tresch and his wife Karen of Wilbraham; John Tresch and his husband Monte of Sacramento, CA; his daughter Deborah Carney and husband Donald of Southwick; four grandchildren, Kimberly, Matthew, Alaina, and Daniel; as well as two great grandchildren, Raegan and Calla. A period of visitation for Francis will be held on Sunday, July 15th from 2-4pm at the Sampson Funeral Home, 710 Liberty Street in Springfield. A liturgy of Christian burial will take place on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10 am in Sacred Heart Church, 387 Chestnut Street, Springfield. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Francis’s name may be made to the Holyoke Solider’s Home: Treasurer’s Office, Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke, 110 Cherry Street Holyoke, MA 01040. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sampson Funeral Home.