Grace M. Francis, 91 passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Waterview Villa. She was the wife of Arthur Francis to whom she was married 68 years.Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of the late Luigi and Angelina (Tortis) Spagnoli. Besides her husband she leaves one daughter, Shirley J. Emerson and her husband Roy of East Providence, one son, Richard A. Francis and his wife Karen of Warwick, four grandchildren, two step grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one step great grandchild. She was pre-deceased by three sisters and one brother. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 5-8.