Silvio and Frances Bosco

Silvio & Frances (Ferraro) Bosco

1935-2020 & 1942-2020

Frances Bosco (nee Ferraro), (79) of Kenosha, WI, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Her devoted husband, Silvio Bosco, (85) of Kenosha, WI, joined her in eternal life on November 22, 2020. Silvio and Frances passed away peacefully surrounded by their loving family.

Frances was born in Castrolibero, Province of Cosenza, Italy on July 12, 1942. Daughter of the late Luigi and Fiorina (La Macchica) Ferraro. Silvio was born in Marano Principato, Province of Cosenza, Italy on April 23, 1935. Son of the late Salvatore and Rosina (Ruffolo) Bosco.

Silvio arrived in the United States on May 16, 1953. Frances arrived in the United States on April 25, 1964. Silvio and Frances met through family friends and were married on June 12, 1965 at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Pompeii. They recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

Silvio worked at Leblanc Musical Instrument Manufacturing Company alongside some of his best friends. He retired from InSinkErator in 1997. Frances worked at Jockey International where she made many lifelong friends. She retired in 1994 to help take care of their grandchildren.

Silvio and Frances were a devoted couple, proud parents, adoring grandparents, loving uncle, aunt, and cousins to many. Their marriage was based on faith, family, and food. They passed on the Italian traditions they were so proud of, while also seizing the opportunities living in America gave them. They welcomed and embraced everyone who walked through their front door. Their happiest moments were spent with family and friends.

Silvio and Frances are survived by their three daughters and sons-in-laws, Vanda (Kenneth) Santelli, Stephanie (John) Arinta and Alma (Billy) Williams; and 5 grandchildren, Brianna, Brandon, Nathan, Brooke and Ava; Frances' sister-in-law, Mary (Tony) Ferraro; Silvio's brother, Cesare (Emma) Bosco; sister, Connie (Gino) DeBartolo and sister-in-law, Irma (Gasparo) Bosco, and many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.

They were proceeded in death by their parents; their grandson Jonathan Arinta in infancy; Frances' sister, Gloria (Ferraro) DeBartolo; and brother, Tony Ferraro. Silvio's brother Gasparo Bosco; sister, Carmela (Bosco) Filippelli; nephew, Andy Filippelli, and niece Carolina (Filippelli) Scozzaro.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Silvio and Frances at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Pompeii Catholic Church, 2224 45th Street, Kenosha. Please arrive at church by 10:30a.m. to sign the guest register, as mass will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. To live stream Silvio and Frances' Mass, please copy and paste into your address bar at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum, Pleasant Prairie, WI.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street

Kenosha, WI 53144

Phone: (262) 654-3533

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Published by Kenosha News from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2020.
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Pompeii Catholic Church
2224 45th Street,, Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Pompeii Catholic Church
2224 45th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin
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15 Entries
Oh how terrible you are all in our hearts and prayers, may they rest in peace. Vikki
Vikki Wendling
December 11, 2020
I'm so sorry to hear about this. Sending all of my love your families way. I remember your parents being very welcoming as we would make spaghetti sauce and get ready for hours at your house. (((Hugs))) to you all.
Jessica Minella-Cortez
December 10, 2020
Vonda and Kenny I am so sorry. Our love and prayers are with you. Your loss it unbelievable to imagine. Know you are not alone. Love you Cousins.
John and Daniel
December 4, 2020
Vanda, Stephanie and Alma i'm so very sorry for your great loss hope God somehow eases your pain i will miss them also, they were not only my uncle and aunt they were a guiding light to me they practically raised me! Rest In Peace uncle Silvio and Aunt Frances
Carlo Filippelli
December 3, 2020
My most sincere condolences to Vanda and the entire family. I am truly sorry for your loss. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead.
December 1, 2020
kathy Levin
November 29, 2020
Words cannot express how sorry we are for your losses. You are all in our thoughts and prayers
Julia and Juan Tenuta
November 29, 2020
Our hearts go out to the family as we know this was a great loss. Wonderful people, great friends and treasured memories. God bless you all.
Gerald & Sabrina Wood & Family
November 28, 2020
Simona Slavinskiene
November 27, 2020
Dear Alma and Family, Please know that our hearts are with you as you try to process the tragic loss of losing both your mother and your father. We know that you have a very close family and God is testing you at this time and we are so sad for you. May prayers and love surround you and give you strength.
Art and Kathy canfield
November 27, 2020
Words cant express the sorrow I have for Alma and her family. My family sends you healing prayers and comforting hugs. It is fortunate that your large, close family can support each other at a time like this. Also, that you all have so many fond memories going way back. May God rest them in peace.
A.J. Canfield
November 27, 2020
Our sincere condolences to the family members of Silvio and Frances.
Donn & Nadaene Loeffler
November 27, 2020
Our deepest sympathies to you all. Our prayers and thoughts with all of your family!!
Saveria Tenuta
November 25, 2020
We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you all. Kevin & Sue Guttormsen
Kevin & Sue Guttormsen
November 25, 2020
Our Deepest Sympathy Kenny & Vonda & Family Much Love Cousins. Love Julie & Randy Glud
Randy & Julie (Santelli ) Glud
November 25, 2020