Francis L. Soose, Sr, 88, of \nButler, Pennsylvania, passed away on September 29, \n2022, at the Sugar Creek Rest Skilled Nursing Home.\n\n\nHe was born July 10, 1934, in Butler, Pennsylvania, \nto the late George Soose and the late Olive Wise \nSoose. \n\nFrancis graduated from Butler High School and Nyack \nCollege, receiving a Bachelor's degree. He served in \nthe U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Francis worked \nin the Combustion Department for Armco. He was a \nmember of North Main Street Church of God. Francis \nenjoyed taking country rides with his wife.\n\nFrancis survived by his wife, Madeline C. Soose, who \nhe married on March 19, 1955, and recently, \ncelebrated their 67th wedding anniversary; two sons, \nFrancis L. Soose, Jr. of Butler, PA, James E. Soose \nof Saratosa, FL; two daughters, Susan S. (Daniel) \nSnyder of Butler, PA, Sheila M. Soose of Pittsburgh, \nPA; two grandchildren, Sarah Snyder, Lauren Soose; \ntwo great-grandchildren, Ella and Lincoln; two \nbrothers, Gerald Soose of Butler, PA, Larry Soose of \nButler, PA; one sister, Pat McDougal of Barkeyville, \nPA; and a number of nieces and nephews. \n\nIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death \nby his son, Steve Soose; one daughter-in-law, \nTheresa Soose; one granddaughter, Samantha Snyder; \ntwo brothers; and two sisters.\n\nFriends will be received Monday, October 3, 2022, \nfrom 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. \nat Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East \nNorth Street Butler, PA.\n\nFuneral services will be held on Tuesday, October 4, \n2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral \nHome Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA, with Rev. \nBrandon Lenhart, officiating.\n\nA private burial will take place in the Harrisville \nPrairie Cemetery.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be to \nNorth Main Street Church of God, 1201 North Main \nStreet Ext., Butler, PA, 16001.