San Jose Giants Mourn Passing of Francis E. Motch

January 27, 2017 2:39 PM ET

San Jose, CA- The San Jose Giants mourn the passing of Francis E. Motch. Francis, a familiar face to Municipal Stadium for several years, died last weekend with his loving family by his side. He was the father to Lance Motch, San Jose Giants Vice President of Ballpark Operations and a beloved grandfather to Lance's children, Michaela Motch and Lance Motch Jr.

The Funeral mass will be held at Oak Hill, the Chapel of Roses (300 Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125) on Saturday, January 28 at 2:00 PM. Members of the San Jose community are invited to take part in the ceremony and pay their respects. Spreading of ashes will take place at the Chapel of Roses immediately following the ceremony.

The family is accepting flowers at the Oak Hill Memorial Park and encouraging donations to the Alzheimer's Association and Operation: Care and Comfort.

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