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Frances A. Weill


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Frances A. Weill Obituary
Frances A. Weill died peacefully at her daughter's home in Pennsylvania on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Frances, born Aug. 8, 1925 in Donora, Pa., was the daughter of George and Anna Kosik. She was the youngest of four children.

Frances lived an interesting and productive life. During WWII, she joined the war effort making torpedoes for Westinghouse in Sharon, Pa. After the war, Fran moved to New York City. A graduate of the Barbizon School of Modeling, she worked for many businesses, including a Parisian hair designer. After her marriage to Stephen Weill, she worked for Trinity Church in lower Manhattan.

When her daughters were born, she and her husband moved to their vacation home on Candlewood Lake in New Fairfield, Conn. There the family enjoyed water sports. Frances was an active member of Saint Edwards Church and the Altar Guild. She was a Girl Scout and Brownie leader. In 1974, she graduated with a master's degree in Library Science and became head librarian at George Fischer Middle School in Carmel, N.Y. She was a member of the American and Southeastern New York Library Associations.

Upon retirement she and her husband travelled extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Eastern and Western Europe. In Poland, they stayed with relatives and experienced life under Communist rule.

In 1994 Frances and Stephen moved to Dover and joined Holy Cross Church. She belonged to Maple Dale Country Club, the 9-Holders, Newcomers Club, Century Club and the Garden Study Group. Frances was an avid gardener and cook. She enjoyed playing bridge, Bunco and an annual Friday night poker game. She also loved to read and go to the theater.

Frances was predeceased by her husband, Stephen M. Weill, her parents, her brothers and sister as well as her brother-in- law, John Naumuk. She leaves behind her beloved family, including her daughters Victoria and Cynthia, her son-in- law Bruce Boucher, grandsons Bryant, Alexander and Nicholas and soon to be granddaughters-in- law Katherine O'Donnell and Melissa Rickman.

A memorial service will be held at Holy Cross Church in Dover at 10 a.m. Monday, May 1. Her ashes will be interred at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at: The Dover Library Foundation, P.O. Box 112, Dover, DE 19903, Attn: Margie Cyr, or Aid For Friends 12271 Towson Road Philadelphia, PA 19154. Write in check memo "In Memory of Frances Weill."
Published in Dover Post from Apr. 19 to Apr. 28, 2017
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