Frances L. Armezzani, 82, of Jessup, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa., surrounded by her family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years, Francis J. Armezzani.
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Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Nime and Verna (Korb) Lupini. A lifelong Jessup resident, she was a graduate of Jessup High School and was a member of Queen of Angels Parish, St. Mary's Assumption Church. She was the owner and operator, along with her husband, of the New Select Wallpaper and Paint Store in Olyphant. Most recently she worked for over ten years at Wegman's in Dickson City.
Fran was an excellent cook and her favorite times were when her house was full of family and friends sharing meals that she prepared. She loved traveling, playing board games and sitting on the beach. She treasured her family and many close friends, including lifelong dear friends Ada and Mickey Mazza. Her proudest accomplishment was her loving family. She lived each day with joy and thanks to God.
Also surviving are a son, Gregg Armezzani and wife, Lucy, Endwell, N.Y., and a daughter, Nancy Sennett and husband, Tim, Erie, Pa., a sister, Eileen Stevens, West Palm Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Krista Esken and husband, Brian; Maura Armezzani, Christopher and Caryn Sennett; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Giombetti.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, 511 Church St., Jessup, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Church, Jessup. Interment, St. John's Cemetery, Jessup.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of Flowers, please make donations to the
, 613 Baltimore Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. For directions or online condolences, go to www.margottafuneralhomes.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 24, 2013