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Passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, 1:30 a.m.,at Villa Scalabrini in Sun Valley, California. She was born May 18, 1919 in Paola, Calabria, Italy. In 1939, she married Giovanni Paolo Trotta (1911-1993) with whom she lived in Scarcelli, Italy and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, until they immigrated to Burbank, California in 1960 with their six children. Frances was a faithful member of the Catholic Church and her biggest satisfaction was caring for her family. A nurturing and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Frances was also an avid gardener, cook and health enthusiast.

She is survived by her four sons, Franco (Colorado), Carlo (Washington) Joe, and Jerry Trotta (California); two daughters, Giuseppina Buono (Washington) and Ilda Hershey (Oklahoma); 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Other living family members include a sister, Concetta Santoro Perrotta (age 93) in Paola, Italy; and a brother, Antonio Santoro (age 90) in Sao Paulo, Brazil; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

There will be a Visitation taking place on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Valley Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held the following day Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:30 a.m., at the Mission Rey Chapel in Mission Hills, with Interment to follow at San Fernando Mission Cemetery. To offer your condolences, please visit us at www.valleyfuneralhomeburbank.com
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Published in Los Angeles Daily News on June 8, 2014
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