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  • "I remember what a wonderful woman Aunt Frances was. I..."
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RACINE - Surrounded by her loving family, Frances Cacchione, age 98, passed away Sunday, August 03, 2014 at Dolphin Manor in Kansasville. Frances was born in Racine, July 18, 1916, daughter of the late Salvatore and Giuseppina (Nee: Roccapalomba) Dacquisto. On July 8, 1964 at Sacred Heart Church, Racine, Wisconsin she was united in marriage to August Cacchione who preceded her in death, August 20, 1980. In her younger years Frances was employed by Eisendraft Tannery and Rainfair, Inc. for many years. She was a devout member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Frances was an excellent cook, baker, and seamstress who also enjoyed yardwork. She devoted her life to her family and especially cherished time with them. She will be greatly missed. Survivors include her sister, Sarah Arndt of Racine; her brother-in-law, Robert Petersen of Racine; many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great- nephews, god-children and other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers, Ann (Louis) Schifano, Helen Dacquisto, Frank (Doris) Dacquisto, Dominick (Hilda) Dacquisto, Grace Petersen; and brother-in-law, Ronald Arndt. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave, on Friday, August 8, 2013, 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Ricardo Martin officiating. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Memorials to Sacred Heart Church or Dolphin Manor have been suggested. The family extends a special thank you to all of the staff at Dolphin Manor for their loving and compassionate care and many acts of kindness. MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 MAIN ST. RACINE, WI 53403 (262) 634-7888 Please send condolences to

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Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
803 Main Street
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 634-7888
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Aug. 6, 2014