Francis was born in Towanda, on April 2, 1939 the son of Forrest and Louise Hoag Beeman. He was a graduate of Towanda High School class of 1957 and Penn State University in 1961. Francis completed graduate work at Mansfield University. He began his career in teaching at Sayre High School where he remained for six years and subsequently transferred to SRU High School for two years and Troy High School as the Industrial Arts instructor there for 23 years until his retirement. Francis was a member of the National Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association and the Pennsylvania State Retired Teachers Association. Francis enjoyed traveling and working on antique cars.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home,Towanda, PA. Interment was in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA.
There are no calling hours. The family suggests that contributions may be directed to the Wysox Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 2, Wysox, PA 18854 in Francis L. Beeman’s memory.
Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com.
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