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Frances M (MacDonald) Piatelli

October 11, 1928 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Frances Piatelli Obituary

Frances Piatelli, aged 95, gracefully departed this life on February 17, 2024, surrounded by the love of her family. Born on October 11, 1928, in Boston, she was the cherished daughter of the late Gertrude and Alexander MacDonald.

Frances's journey through life was marked by an unwavering love for her family. Frances married the love of her life, Rico, and together they forged a bond that would endure the tests of time. Their union was blessed with six children, Karen, Thomas, Robert, Richard, Ronald and Roy who were the pride and joy of Frances's life. Her role as a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother brought her immense happiness.

In addition to her children, she is survived by daughter in-laws Annamaria, Julie and Michelle Piatelli and the late Gerri Piatelli.  Grandchildren - Brian, Stephen and Kristen, David, and Gregg Fiorentino, Rico and Parisa, Eric and Ali, Andrew and Samantha, Michael and Courtney, Marissa Piatelli and Shannon and Steve Baillargeon, Alissa and Jenna Piatelli, Alexandra and Matthew Kicinski and John Piatelli.  In addition, Frances enjoyed the love of her great grandchildren, Joseph, Harrison, Kathleen, Joshua, Tianna, Teddy, Andi, Olivia and Bradley. Frances leaves behind a legacy of love and kindness that will continue to inspire and guide her family.

Funeral from The Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. West Roxbury on Friday February 23, at 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in The Sacred Heart Church at 11:00 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours in the funeral home Friday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorial donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

As we say our goodbyes to Frances, let us remember her life, woven with threads of love and enduring memories. May she find eternal peace as she joins her love, Rico.


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February 23, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home
1803 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Funeral Mass
February 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
169 Cummins Hwy
Roslindale, MA 02131


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