Francis Cox passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Frances Cox. Loving Father of Deborah Cox and Joseph Cox and Father-in-Law of Susan. Cherished Grandfather of Zachary and Ethan. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Cox was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Cardinal Spellman Knights of Columbus Council for 40 years. Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary’s Church on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 9:45 AM. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth, NY 11378.