Frances M. Petro, 74, a lifelong resident of Olyphant, died late Sunday in Mercy Hospital. Her husband, William, died in 1981.
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Born in Olyphant, daughter of the late Gaetano and Lowella DiPietro, she was educated in Olyphant schools and was a homemaker.
She was loved by her family very much and will be missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia A. Petro, Scranton; two sons, William Joseph Petro, Jessup, and Mark Petro, Scranton; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, Edward DiPietro, Jessup; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Sheerer; and two sisters, Margaret Rushworth and Rose Genovese.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the John F. Glinsky Funeral Home, 445 Sanderson St., Throop, with a blessing service by the Rev. Thomas M. Muldowney, pastor of the Catholic Community of Olyphant. Interment, St. Cyril's Cemetery, Peckville.
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Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 10, 2009