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Frances "Frankie" (Schena) Barbaro

February 25, 1925 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 92)
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Barbaro, Frances (Schena) "Frankie", of East Boston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 9th.

Devoted mother of Valerie Barbaro.

Dear sister of the late Mary Fumicello, Jack Schena, Rose Nesta, and Rita Schena.

Cherished aunt of Sandra Bartolini, as well as many other nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Frances's life by gathering on Friday, August 18th from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, and again Saturday morning at 8:30 A.M. before leaving in procession to the Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston, for a funeral mass in celebration of her life at 10:00 A.M. Services will conclude with Frances being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Frances was born in Haverhill on February 25, 1925. She worked twelve years stitching for New Balance footwear. Frances was a member of Young Senior Citizens, Senior Place, VFW-Beachmont, Young Seniors of the North End, and Sacred Heart Woman's Guild. She also worked as CCD teacher at the Holy Family for nine years. Frances passed away peacefully late Thursday morning at ninety-two years of age.

The funeral home is handicapped accessible. A children's lounge is available. There is courtesy valet parking at the front entrance.  Ample off street parking with attendants is also available in our parking lots. For local, complimentary transportation to the funeral home for the visitation, please call 617-569-0990.

 Service Information

August 18, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Service
August 19, 2017

8:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
August 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
45 Brooks St.
East Boston, MA 02128

August 19, 2017

11:30 AM
Woodlawn Cemetery
302 Elm St.
Everett, MA 02149

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