On Saturday, July 23, 2016, Francis X. Hartman of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Jean R. Hartman; father of Michael Hartman (Andrea Baridon), Kathleen Townley (Joseph), and Christopher Hartman; grandfather of Kayleen, Christina, Bethany, and Nicholas Townley; predeceased by his brother Louis Hartman and sister Patricia Day.
A lifelong Washingtonian, Fran served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He later worked as a Federal government accountant, with many years at the State Department and its Agency for International Development. During his happy and lengthy retirement, he enjoyed playing competitive duplicate bridge, attending musical performances, and watching Washington baseball and football.