Frances Vinci

Obituary of Frances Vinci

Frances Vinci (nee Russo) beloved wife, mother, grandmother 79, of Marco Island, Florida and New Jersey, passed away on November 20, 2017. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Church of the Assumption, 91 Maple Ave., Morristown, New Jersey. Visiting hours will be on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 4 to 7 at Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 South Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ. Please visit gcfuneralhome.com. Frances is survived by her husband of 59 years, Diego, her daughters, Maria Vinci Savettiere and her husband, Greg; Michele Vinci Haynberg and her husband, Sean, and Melissa Vinci Rainis and her husband David; her grandchildren, Gabriella, Zachary, Adriana, Andrew, Michael, Alexandra, Victoria, and Daniel, and her sister Josephine Marzullo. She was predeceased by her parents Angelo and Maria Russo, her brother Antonio Russo, and her sister, Camilla Valoroso

While raising her three daughters in Parsippany, NJ, Frances worked side-by-side with her husband managing their successful family business. She was an avid tennis player and golfer. She loved traveling with her family, walking on the beach and gathering shells in Marco Island, Florida and playing mah-jong and card games with her 8 grandchildren.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) 57 West 57th St., NY, NY 10019 or at alzdiscovery