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Frances X. (Bergh) Linso

April 4, 1936 ~ January 27, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Frances Bergh Linso, died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 27, 2023 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Francis G. (Frank) Linso (retired BFD Deputy Chief), and mother to the late John Linso.  Fran leaves behind her loving children Mary Bradley and her husband Stephen of Norton, Janice Badessa and her husband Anthony of Dedham, Daughter in Law Kathleen Linso, wife of the late John Linso of West Roxbury, Ann Nash and her husband Jeffrey of Charlotte NC, Andrew Linso and his wife Shelley of West Roxbury, and David Linso and his wife Rachel of West Roxbury. Cherished Nana of 19 grandchildren and 2 great grandsons. Devoted sister of the late Mary Cannon, Pauline Lacasse and George Bergh. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

 A lifelong resident of West Roxbury, Fran was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy, class 1953.  She was a retired former employee of Boston Fire Headquarters and also ran her family company Bergh Insurance while tirelessly raising six children.  She also volunteered in her spare time at numerous places, including Center Spring Association, Parkway Little League, Parkway Youth Hockey, and St. Theresa's Parish. 

Fran enjoyed bowling with her husband Frank and attending many events with friends at the West Roxbury Knights of Columbus.  She loved spending summers on the lake, whether it was Lake Pearl in Wrenthem or Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. 

Visiting hours will be held in the Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 1803 Centre St. West Roxbury, on Tuesday, January 31, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Theresa of Avila Church 2078 Centre St. West Roxbury, on Wednesday, February 1, at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 12:45 PM.

Donations may be made in Fran’s name to Little People of America  For complete obituary and guest book    




January 31, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home
1803 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Mass of Christian Burial
February 1, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Theresa of Avila Church 2078 Centre St. West Roxbury

February 1, 2023

12:45 PM
Massachusetts National Cemetery


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