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Nancy M. DeFrancesco Obituary
Nancy M. DeFrancesco (Tornetta), of Delray Beach, FL Nancy M. DeFrancesco (Tornetta), 83, of Delray Beach, FL, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her children on June 20, 2014. Born in Norristown, PA, she was preceded in death by her parents, Josephine (Swalla) and Charles H. Tornetta, her beloved husband, Michael A. DeFrancesco, and three sisters Rita Tornetta, Angelina Puleo, and Josephine Calamia. Loving mother of David DeFrancesco, Janet Greb (Richard), and Michele Sundermier (Rick), Nancy is survived by brother Harry Tornetta and sisters Mary Palaia and Anna Carbo, seven adoring grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Nancy was a caring and generous woman who will be deeply missed. She retired from Talluto's in 2002 and enjoyed the Florida sunshine, playing cards with the Las Verdes Women's Club, gourmet cooking, and traveling with her family and friends. Active in the community, Nancy served on several committees for the Deborah Hospital Foundation of Delray. Relatives and friends are invited to Nancy's Life Celebration at Boyd-Horrox of Norristown, 200 W. Germantown Pike on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 6-8 PM and again Friday, June 27th at Holy Savior Church, 407 E. Main St., Norristown from 9-9:45 AM. Nancy's Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Savior Church at 10 AM, followed by burial at St. Patrick's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Deborah Hospital Foundation at To share your fondest memory of Nancy, please visit 1-800-GIVNISH.
Published in The Times Herald on June 24, 2014
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