Obituary: Frances M. (Ivatts) Buccilli
Frances Buccilli, 85, of Norton, passed away March 13, 2013.
The following obituary is from Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home:
Frances M. (Ivatts) Buccilli, 85, of Norton, formerly of Mansfield, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Longmeadow of Taunton.
She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Buccilli who died Nov. 29, 2008. Mr. and Mrs. Buccilli were wed June 26, 1949.
Born in Norwood July 11, 1927, she was daughter of the late William and Marion (Rogers) Ivatts. She grew up and was educated in Norwood and was a graduate of Norwood High School.
In addition to being a homemaker to her family, when younger, Fran had been employed in the offices at Bird & Son’s in Walpole.
Fran’s life was always centered around her family. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening and entertaining friends. Mrs. Buccilli had made her home in Norton for the past 40 years and while living in Norwood was a parishioner of St. Catherine’s Church.
She is survived by her children Diane T. Abbate of Taunton, David J. Buccilli of Mansfield and Donna F. Flannigan of Stoughton; her brother Robert Ivatts of Norwood; her six grandchildren; her six great-grandchildren; and her several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings William Ivatts, Marion Maher and Dorothy Ivatts.
Her funeral service, to which relatives and friends are invited to attend, will be held Tuesday, March 19 10 a.m. at Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield. Private burial will be at a later date in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Taunton.
Visiting hours were held Monday, March 18.
In lieu of flower’s Fran’s family has requested that donations in her memory be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
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