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Frances A. Fitzsimmons

May 25, 1931 ~ September 8, 2020 (age 89)

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Frances M. Fitzsimmons

September 8, 2020


Frances M. Fitzsimmons of Archbald, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 8.  Her boys were by her side.  She was the wife of the late Clair Fitzsimmons who died in 1988.  Born in Olyphant on May 25, 1931, daughter of the late Frank and Mildred Smith Ingoldsby of Carbondale. 

Fran was an active member of the Christ the King Parish, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald where  she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.  Prior to her retirement, she worked at Burlington Coat Factory, Eynon.  Frances was also a member of VFW Post 6082 Auxiliary, Peckville. 

Surviving are her three sons; Brian Fitzsimmons and wife Ann, Dallas, PA, Kevin Fitzsimmons and companion Theresa Lee, Mayfield; and Timothy Fitzsimmons and companion Deanna Royce, Moosic.  These boys were the love of her life, with whom she shared many great holidays and wonderful times together. Also surviving is a grandson Stephen Fitzsimmons, her pride and joy, of W. Palm Beach, Florida; a sister-in-law Carol Kearney of Lake Spangenberg; a niece Collen Ward of Archbald and many other nieces and nephews. 

Preceded in death is her brother John Ingoldsby  and wife Angie of Passaic, NJ, and sister Mercedes Ingoldsby  Kearney and husband Robert C.  of Lake Spangenberg.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, September 12 at 10:00am in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Christ the King Parish, Archbald, PA.  Viewing will be on Friday 4 to 7pm at   Louis J. Rapoch Funeral Home 420 Church St. Archbald PA . Social distancing guidelines would be appreciated.


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Mass of Christian Burial
September 12, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
411 Church St
Archbald, Pennsylvania 18403

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