24 January 2020
Dear EAO region friends,
Today in the evening our beloved Fr. Francesco Maraccani passed in a silent mood to the house of the Father.
Simple sketch of a great Salesian
Fr. Francesco Maraccani (1936-2020) a great Salesian, passed away today to the Salesian garden with serenity. We pray for his eternal rest. After a 83 years of hardworking life, 66 years as professed Salesian and 53 years as Salesian priest. He was an IT expert, principal of DB Technical institute in Brescia (1967-1979), as former provincial of Verona (Italy), Secretary General (1984-2002) and finally as Procurator General (2002-2015), serving for long years in the General House until few months ago (final illness – UPS infirmary). Always joyful, man of prayer and service, suffering all possible operations, with a strong and ecclesial Salesian heart, was member of 8 General Chapters since 1970. We give thanks to God for his life long shining witness of Salesian life! Rest in peace!
Source: Death of Fr. Francesco Maraccani