FLORENCE - Frances B. Egan, 83, of Stilson Avenue, Florence, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at home, with her family at her side.
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Fran was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Northampton, the daughter of the late Felix and Mary Felenzer. She was raised in Northampton, educated in local schools and graduated from Northampton High School.
Fran worked for many years in the food service department at the Clarke School for the deaf prior to retiring.
Her husband Gerald Egan passed away in 2009.
She leaves her children Richard Egan with whom she made her home, Jim Egan and his wife Donna of Easthampton, and Kathie (Egan) Powell and her husband Zane of Forestdale. She also leaves two grandchildren, Jessica (Powell) McGroarty and her husband Brian and Benjamin Powell and his partner Jessica; her sister Irene Mikelis of Northampton; a niece Melanie Richards; and a nephew Steve Mikelis. Fran also leaves her beloved pets, Simon and Wit.
Calling hours will be held at the Czelusniak Funeral Home of Northampton on Friday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. with a religious service at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Northampton.
Donations in Fran's memory may be made to VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060.
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 7, 2014
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