Francis X. Daly
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Francis X. Daly

July 22, 1959 - May 18, 2012

Francis X. Daly

July 22, 1959 - May 18, 2012


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Obituary for Francis X. Daly

Francis X. Daly, 52, of West Mountain Road, West Simsbury, beloved husband of Elizabeth (Caufield) Daly, died Friday, May 18, 2012 at his home with his family by his side. He was born July 22, 1959 in Hartford, son of the late Patricia (Moynihan) Daly and Francis Daly, grew up in East Granby and had lived in Hartford prior to moving to West Simsbury 22 years ago. Mr. Daly was the General Sales Manager for Hoffman Audi in East Hartford for many years. Frank enjoyed riding his Harley, participating in annual Toys for Tots and Turkey Trot fundraisers; kayaking on the Farmington River; listening to music and seeing live shows; and most importantly, spending time with his family. He was a graduate of Northwest Catholic High School and attended Eastern Connecticut State University. Besides his loving wife of 25 years, he is survived by his daughter Patricia Daly, now living in New York City, and his son, Connor Daly, now living in Montana; his brother, Edward Daly and partner Mark Ware of Naples, FL; his sisters, Colleen Daly of Wethersfield, Maureen Pare and husband Bryan of West Hartford, Kathy Brett of Boca Raton, FL and Ellen Daly and husband Donald Zeffer of Nazareth, PA; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Caufield of West Hartford; his sister-in-law, Patricia Graves and husband Ronald of Rutland, VT; brothers-in-law, Francis Caufield and wife Deborah of Canton and James Caufield and wife Linda of Reno, NV and many cousins, nieces and nephews. There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 22nd, 10:00 AM at St. Bernard’s Church, 7 Maple Street in Tariffville. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation, P.O. Box 113, Rye, NY 10580 or at . Vincent Funeral Home of Simsbury is caring for the arrangements. Please visit Frank’s “Book of Memories” at for online condolences.

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