DiFrancesco: Luigi After a courageous battle with cancer, at his home, surrounded by his family on Friday March 19, 2004. Luigi DiFrancesco, beloved husband of Adela (nee Maulucci) in his 81st year. Loving father of Adela (Fred) Popering of Fort Erie, Louis (Mindy) DiFrancesco of Mississauga and Maria (Josh) DiFrancesco-Flacco of Fort Erie. Cherished grandfather of Krista, Philip, Claudia and Lauren. Sadly missed by brothers Bruno, Victorio, Rocco, Michele and his sister Lucia. Also survived by brother and sister in laws, Emanuel and Philomena (niece Gilorma) Botticella, Maria Giuliani, Antonio and Cecilia Maulucci, Vincenzo and Millie Maulucci and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Joseph, brothers Antonio, Nardina, Munnucia and Octavio, brother in law George Giuliani and niece Dorina Giuliani. The late Mr. DiFrancesco was a proud member of the Italo Canadian Club, Italian Sr. Citizens and the Accadia Club. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9. Father Randy Gallant will conduct Funeral Mass at St. Michaelâs Roman Catholic Church on Monday at 11 am. Rite of committal to follow in St. Josephâs Cemetery. Parish prayers will be offered in the funeral home on Sunday at 2:30.