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Rita J. (Talarowski) Francisco

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Rita J. (Talarowski) Francisco

AGE: 92 • Wilmington, Delaware

Rita J. (Talarowski) Francisco, age 92, of Wilmington, passed away on Thursday December 8, 2016.

She was the daughter of Aloysius and Lucille (Rosiak) Talarowski, and the sister of Al Talarowski, Francis Talarowski and Dorothy Williams who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her great granddaughter Kristina Jane Francisco.

Rita attended St. Hedwig Catholic School and graduated from Wilmington High School in 1942. During the War, she worked for the Wilmington Railroad. She also worked as a cook for the convent at St. Mary Magdalen Church and was loved by all of the nuns there. Rita also worked for the DuPont Company for many years before retiring from the finance department.

Rita is survived by her daughter Rita Alexander (William) of Wilmington, a son Douglas M. Francisco (Cathy) of Middletown, four grandchildren, Douglas C. Francisco (Jen) of Schwenksville, PA, Stephan and Ashley Francisco of Middletown and Matthew Francisco of Rosedale, MD, one great grandson Brian Francisco of Schwenksville, PA, a sister Jean Renai of Wilmington and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday December 15, 2016 at 12:30 PM at St. Mary Magdalen Church. Interment to follow at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday December 14, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Chandler Funeral Home 2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803.

The family would like to thank Delaware Hospice and Compassionate Care for all of their love, care and support.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations to the National Brain Tumor Society of Delaware, 55 Chapel St., Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458 in honor of her grandson Stephan Francisco or in Rita's' name to St. Mary Magdalen Church, 7 Sharpley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2016
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