Frances E. (Croglio) VELLA

VELLA - Frances E. (nee Croglio ) Frances went to rejoin her beloved husband, Vincent "Jim' Vella on February 4, 2014. Born in Buffalo, she was the youngest daughter of the late Nicholas and Catherine Croglio. Cherished mother of Barbara and Michael Cioffi, Gerald and Sheila Vella and Cynthia and David Chiarmonte. Loving Grandma of Alicia and Hannes Dziak, Emily and Adam Lineen, Jeffrey and Jennifer Vella and Maria Chiarmonte. Dear Great-Grandma of Ava, Lily, Alex and Eli. Sister of Nicholas and Darlene Croglio, and the late Dorothy Godios, Rose Schreiber, Lucy Picardini, Phyllis Civiletto and Mildred Palma. Frances was a treasured aunt, cousin and friend. She enjoyed cooking, bowling, playing cards and especially spending time with her friends and family. Family will be present on Friday from 3-7 PM at the PERNA, DENGLER, ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 1306 Hertel Ave. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from Holy Spirit Church (Dakota Ave.) Saturday 12:30 PM. Online condolences offered at

Funeral Home

Perna, Dengler, Roberts Funeral Home
1671 Maple Rd Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 632-8200

Published in the Buffalo News from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2014