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Frances Marron


1920 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Frances Marron Obituary
1920 ~ 2015
Frances Gasparac Marron was born in Park City, Utah on December 7, 1920 to Jennie Lake and Joseph Gasparac. She passed away on January 15, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Frances grew up in Park City, attending Saint Mary's Catholic school and graduating from Park City High where she was a member of the girls' basketball team. She was employed by Palace Grocery, then the Office of Price Administration. The Gasparac family moved to Salt Lake in 1945, where she then worked for the VA Hospital.
She married Peter O. Marron on May 7, 1949 in Salt Lake City. Frances was a founding member of Saint Ambrose Parish, active in the Altar Society, Catholic Women's League and the Catholic Women's bowling league. She was blessed with a beautiful soprano voice and sung in the Saint Ambrose choir for many years.
Frances loved spending time with her grandchildren. Friday lunches after school with them was the highpoint of her week. She enjoyed watching them perform in dance recitals and concerts and all their many sporting events. Frances was a devoted Ute fan and past member of the Crimson Club. She couldn't wait for football season to start. She enjoyed singing and dancing in the Judge Memorial Follies and Holy Cross Benefit shows. Her recurring role as one of the "Andrew Sisters" was a highlight of these events.
She is survived by her children Peter (Sharon), Pamela Sewell and Michael (Kimberly), and her grandchildren Brenna, Breanna, George, Tori, Nicholas and Thomas, as well as many nieces and nephews. Her sister Louise also survives her. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers Joseph and Frank, and Uncle George.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, January 24, 10:00 a.m. at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 South 2300 East. Holy Rosary will be recited Friday, January 23, 7:00 p.m., at Neil O'Donnell and Sons Mortuary, 372 East 100 South, where friends may visit 6:00-7:00 p.m. Committal, Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 4th. Avenue & T Street.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her name to Saint Ambrose Catholic Church or Judge Memorial Catholic High School.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2015
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