Franciszek Banasiewicz was born on 2 April 1884. During World War II he lived in Orzechowce (Podkarpackie Voivodeship). He was married to Magdalena (née Lenar, born 7 July 1884). Parents of Tadeusz (born 8 February 1925, died 1 May 2010), Maria, Stanisław and Eugeniusz. They were hiding 14 people of Jewish origin. Franciszek passed away on 5 February 1954. Magdalena passed away on 28 September 1957.

Franciszek and Magdalena Banasiewicz were awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1991.