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Francis J. Preis, II

August 10, 1951 ~ October 31, 2018 (age 67)

Francis J. Preis, II, 67 of West Chester, PA died peacefully on Wednesday October 31, 2018 surrounded by his family. 

He was the husband of Margaret Gillin Preis.

Born August 10, 1951 in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of Jacqueline R. Zimmerman Preis and the late Dr. Francis J. Preis.

Frank worked in a variety of roles at Acme Markets for 37 years and as a Quality Assurance Manager for Wawa. He enjoyed spending time with his family at their beach home in Ocean City, NJ and will be remembered as a loving husband, devoted father and proud Pop-Pop.  

In addition to his mother and wife, Frank is survived by his daughters, Catherine Diimmler (Mark), Caroline Avila (Michael), Christina Chiodo (Michael), son, Joseph Preis; grandchildren Harry, Tessa, George, and Charlotte; a brother, Stephen Preis, and sisters, Susan Pallett and Christina Preis.

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 9:30-10:30 am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 15 East Pleasant Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382, followed by his Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment will be held in private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181; 

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