DiFRANCESCO - Marie
Age 89 of North Tonawanda at Elderwood at Wheatfield, on November 23, 2021 after a long illness. Marie was a member of the former Ascension R.C. Church and presently, St. Jude the Apostle Parish. Daughter of the late Joseph and Lucy Sciandra. Sister of the late Russell (late Regina) Sciandra; the late Angie (late Charles) Montana; and James (late Aleen) Sciandra. Beloved wife for 60 years of the late Angelo "Jack" DiFrancesco. Loving mother of Diane (Anita Young) DiFrancesco of Skokie, IL; Paula (John) Lind of Bedford, TX; Jeannie (Robert) Wiech of Niagara Falls; Ann (Don) Barber of Phoenix, AZ; Dan (Kathryn) DiFrancesco of North Tonawanda; Mary (Patrick) Grimaldi of Geneva, NY and Teresa (Tony) Martin of The Villages, FL. Proud grandmother of Bethany, Jessica, Geralyn, Matthew, Teresa, Don, Elizabeth, Eva, John, Mia, Sara, Tony, Jacob, Chris, Ryan, Billy, Nicole and Kristine. Great-grandmother of 22. Friends received by the family on Monday November 29, 2021 from 3-7 PM at the Brunner Funeral Home (692-3841), 156 Robinson Street, North Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday morning at 10:00 AM at St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 800 Niagara Falls Blvd., N. Tonawanda. Entombment will follow at Epiphany Chapel Mausoleum, Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc. Special thanks to the Staff at Elderwood at Wheatfield for their loving care of our mother.
Published by Buffalo News on Nov. 26, 2021.