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Frances Field

Elmira - Age 83 of Elmira, NY, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Elderwood at Waverly. Frances was born on July 31, 1934 in W. Pittston, PA, the youngest of 8 children born to Arthur N. and Edith M. (VanHorn) Vandermark. She married Lynn T. Field, Sr. in 1953 and they had 55 wonderful years together before his passing in 2008. In addition to her parents and husband, Frances was predeceased by her brothers Arthur, Theodore and Walter Vandermark; sisters Marsella, Edith, Mary and Ruth; 2 grandsons and several nieces and nephews. She is survived by her 2 sons and daughters-in-law Craig and Deborah Field, Lynn, Jr. and Lisa Field; grandchildren and great grandchildren. Frances was employed with Thatcher Glass and Nichols Discount prior to retirement. She and her husband enjoyed spending winters in Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Frances was known for her great sense of humor. She had a special place in the hearts of all who knew her. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Wednesday, May 16th from 10 to 11 am. Her funeral service will follow at 11 am. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Frances spent her final 15 months at Elderwood at Waverly. Special thanks to everyone who works in the Memory Care Unit. You are all an awesome group of people. Frances received great care, love and compassion during her time there. We are very thankful that we found you and the Frances was able to spend her final months with you. She loved you all.
Published in Star-Gazette from May 15 to May 16, 2018
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