POLK CITY, Fla. - Francis Leschinski, 63, formerly of Bristol, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2006 at home in Polk City, Fla. He was the husband of Pearl (Schilling) Leschinski for 41 years. He was born Aug. 9, 1943 in New Britain, the son of the late Francis and Helen (Backiel) Leschinski. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Bernadette Parsons and son-in-law, Jeffrey Par-sons, of Johnstown, Pa. and Geraldine Robson of Lakeland, Fla.; and a son, Anthony (Tony) Leschinski and daughter-in-law, Laura Leschinski, of Polk City, Fla. He was also predeceased by a son, Frederick Leschinski. He also leaves two brothers, Daniel Leschinski of Plainville and Robert Leschin-ski of Norridgewock, Maine; six grandchildren, Tiffany Parsons, Valerie Parsons and Joshua Parsons, Amber Dodge, Taylor Leschinski and Destiny Leschinski; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., from Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, to St. Matthew Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.