Joseph F.'s Story
Joseph F. Innis, Jr., 89, husband of the late Alyce F. Innis, passed away August 4, 2017, at Hannah Duston Healthcare in Haverhill.
Born in Haverhill, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Innis Sr. and Sophie C. (Alartosky) Innis. He was raised and educated in Haverhill, a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1945. After graduation, he enlisted in the United State Army and was honorably discharged. Joseph was employed at the former Western Electric which then became AT&T as a supervisor for 37 years, retiring in 1981. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 202 4th Degree and the Telephone Pioneers of America. Joseph enjoyed traveling and trips to the casinos. He was a lifelong communicant of the former St. Rita’s Church and All Saints Parish. He loved spending time with family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Joseph is survived by his children, Leslye Ann Coles of Chillicothe, Ohio, Linda S. Francescone and her husband, Daniel P. Francescone, Sr. of Haverhill; his grandchildren, Daniel P. Francescone Jr. and his wife, Erin of Haverhill, Lee F. Lahti and Michelle of Ft. Collins, Colo., Brian J. Francescone of Derry, N.H.; five great-grandchildren, Sean Lahti, Megan Francescone, Jack Francescone, Tyler Francescone, and Nicholas Francescone. In addition to his wife, Alyce, he was predeceased by his sister, Catherine G. Ouellette.
Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Donations may be made in his memory to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on  August 8, 2017