Frances P. Bufalino

Frances P. Bufalino, 89, of Conneautville, Pa., passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Brooksville, Fla.

She was born in Pittston to the late Joseph and Marie Fasciana. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, James Bufalino.

Frances was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. In 1956, they moved to Conneautville, where she owned and operated the Charm Beauty Shop for 20 years. She and her husband were true companions, side by side in every venture throughout their life together, whether it be traveling, working or watching the Yankees play baseball. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Leo Fasciana; two sisters, Lena Bufalino and Ursula Fasciana; and a beloved brother-in-law, Sam Bufalino.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Marie (James) Bortnick, Conneautville, and Carolyn (Nick) Giannakas, Norwood, N.J.; three grandchildren, Maryfran (Vince) Powall, Lakewood, N.Y.; James (Debra) Bortnick Jr., Meadville, Pa., and Corey Giannakas, Norwood; three great-grandchildren, Sydney, Ryan and Mitchell Pascarella, Lakewood; sister, Josephine Fasciana, West Pittston; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Vita Bufalino, Erie; sister-in-law, Caroline Forlizzi, Tarpon Springs, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held Saturday at the White-Cool Funeral Home, 1405 Main St., Conneautville. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Conneautville, with the Rev. Fr. Dennis Veltri officiating.

Published in Times Leader on Apr. 4, 2013