FRANCES C. DiFILIPPO, 85, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, "she was a devoted homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother." She shared her time and talents with the Chancery Office before marrying in 1948 and the Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and enjoyed crochet, baking, gardening, puzzles and crafts. Surviving are her sons, John E. (Karla) DiFilippo, Joseph V. (Connie) DiFilippo and Donald A. (Cheryl) DiFilippo; daughters, Virginia M. DiFilippo, Connie M. DiFilippo, Margaret M. Diehl, Rita M. (Clint) Lightner and Mary R. (Robert) Bloom all of Fort Wayne; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Catherine Minick; husband, Donald DiFilippo; and brother, Calvin Minick. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with calling one hour prior. Fr. Jacob Meyer officiating. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, with a 4:30 p.m. Vigil. Burial in Catholic Cemetery , Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials may be made to the Masses and the . To sign the online guest book, please go to


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Oct. 7, 2012