KULPMONT — Florence (DeFrancesco) M. Frye, 91, of 515 Spruce St., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at her residence.
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She was born in Atlas, Sept. 26, 1922, a daughter of the late Umberto DeFrancesco and Simeralda Rossi. She was a resident of Kulpmont since 1949.
She attended Wilson School in Atlas and graduated from Mount Carmel Township High School in 1940.
Florence was married in St. Peter's Church, Mount Carmel, Sept. 28, 1946, to Joseph J. Frye, who preceded her in death July 30, 2004.
She worked as a floorlady at Lenn-Jeff Factory.
She was a former member of St. Mary's Church, now Holy Angels, Kulpmont. She was also a member of the Kulpmont Lady's Lions Club, Kulpmont Senior Action Center, Over 50 Club, Paulinarians and Holy Angels Ladies Guild.
Florence is survived by a sister, Jacqueline Varano, of Mount Carmel, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard "Frank" DeFrancesco, Daniel DeFrancesco and Cosmo DeFrancesco, and a sister, Mary Mirarchi.
DEFRANCESCO — Florence (DeFrancesco) M. Frye, 91, of 515 Spruce St., Kulpmont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Angels Church, Kulpmont, with the Rev. Andrew Stahmer as celebrant. A viewing will be held from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Monday at the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home, 1053 Chestnut St., Kulpmont. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Holy Angels Church, 855 Scott St., Kulpmont 17834.
C J Lucas Funeral Home Inc
1053 Chestnut St Kulpmont, PA 17834
Published in News Item on Dec. 28, 2013