Frances Mary Feustel
1926 - 2013 CHESHIRE Frances Mary Feustel, 86, of 127 Maple Drive, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Mount Greylock Extended Care Facility, where she had resided since March 31.
Born in Wilton, Conn., on Oct. 10, 1926, the daughter of Vincent Tito, Sr., and Mary Atcheson Tito, she was educated in Wilton and Westport schools, and later worked as a telephone operator in Wilton.
From 1972 to 1995, Mrs. Feustel was a teacher's aide in the Kindergarten class at the Cheshire Elementary School. Previously, she worked for L.L. Brown Paper Company in Adams.
She was a member of the Northern Berkshire Health Care Volunteers.
Mrs. Feustal loved her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed quilting and needlework, and gardening.
She leaves her husband, Curt P. Feustel, whom she married July 3, 1948, in Connecticut.
Mrs. Feustal is also survived by a daughter, Patricia M. Mazzantini and her husband, Gary, of Cheshire; three sons, Paul J. Feustel and his wife, Lisabeth, of Delmar, N.Y., Timothy C. Feustel, and his wife, Aita, of Martinsville, N.J., and Stephen V.Feustal and his wife, Diane, of Endwell, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, Emily Hayes and her husband, Andrew, Danica O'Neill and her husband, Patrick, Ingrid Feustel, Endla Feustel, Paul Mazzantini, Adam Mazzantini, and Molly Feustel; and a great- grandson, Owen Hayes.
She was predeceased by a brother, Vincent Tito, Jr.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Frances Mary Feustel will be Monday, May 6, at 10 a.m., at the DERY-CHESHIRE FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow in Cheshire Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cheshire Fire DepartmentEmergency Medical Technicians in care of DERY-CHESHIRE FUNERAL HOME, P.O. Box 445, Cheshire.