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Francis Henry Motsay

March 18, 1932 — October 28, 2021


Francis Henry Motsay, born March 18, 1932in Carbondale, PA, son of Rose and Joseph Motsay who preceded him in death, left to meet his Lord and Savior on October 28, 2021.

He is survived by his beloved, Mary Ellen; his eight children, Betty Jean (Tim), Francis (Diane), Ronald (Teresa),  Mary Rose, Candida (Craig), Thomas, Joel (Sookjin) and Philip (Robyn); step children, Ellen (Jerry) and Bob; two siblings, Marie Carlson and Dr. Robert Motsay; 27 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

He was born in Carbondale, PA.  He was in the ROTC during high school and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  He was president of the east coast chapter at the Amalgamated Transit Union.  He worked for Greyhound Bus Lines for 30 years.  He continued to work until he was 84 years old.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude’s Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN. 38101-9908

Lindsey Funeral Home is handling arrangements.  On-line condolences may be left at

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