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Francis Louis Bergagnini

November 1, 1940 — April 8, 2023



Francis Louis Bergagnini, 82, of Benton, Arkansas passed away April 8, 2023.  He was born November 1, 1940 in Iron Mountain, Michigan to Louis and Josephine (Mendini) Bergagnini.

Francis served in the United States Air Force  He worked as a technician with GTE and Verizon phone company.  Francis was a wonderful man and was very caring.  One of his favorite hobbies was restoring old cars and going to car shows.  He loved dogs and spoiled them.

Preceding Francis in death are his son, Jeff Bergagnini; and parents, Louis and Josephine Bergagnini.

Francis leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Betty Bergagnini of Benton, Arkansas; son, Keith  and wife Stephanie; daughter Chanda; brother, Mike; sister, Marilyn; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends who love Francis and will miss him always.

Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, April 17, at Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. Market St., Benton, Arkansas.

Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home.  Online guestbook:



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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Monday, April 17, 2023

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Smith Family Funeral Home Benton

322 N Market Street, Benton, AR 72015

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