FRANCES D. BEACH - MORRISVILLE - Frances D. Beach, of Morrisville, died peacefully on Oct. 6, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Dottie Cross MacRitchie; grandson, Joe MacRitchie; son-in-law, Joseph MacRitchie; and nieces and nephews. Fran was born in Chicago on June 22, 1925, to Arthur and Sarah Walkley Pope. She was predeceased by her parents; first husband, Robert Cross; second husband, Frederick Beach; and siblings, John Pope, Jeanette Marchante, and Irene Maggio. Frances loved life and was a blessing to all who knew her. Her family wishes to thank everyone at The Manor, Sherry McClellan, and Sally Lane Drew who provided such living care to Fran. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at the First Congregational Church, 88 Upper Main Street, Morrisville. The White-Feiss Funeral Home in Morrisville is assisting the family with arrangements. Donations can be made to The Manor, 577 Washington Highway, Morrisville, VT 05661.