Frances M. "Francie" Cipriano, age 84 of Centerville, Ohio, formerly of Ravenna, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013, at the Kettering Memorial Hospital. She was born January 8, 1929, in Warren, Ohio, a daughter of the late Dominick and Philomena (Flask) DeSimio.
On October 17, 1953, she married the love of her life, Paschal A. Cipriano. Fran was a devoted member of Immaculate Conception Parish. She worked as a secretary for Romito - Donnelly for several years and then worked as a cook with Guido's of Ravenna for over 20 years before retiring. Frances enjoyed traveling, quilting and crocheting, as well as cooking and baking.
She is survived by her children: Paschal J. "Pat" (Kristin) Cipriano of Florence, KY, and Michelle (Franciso J. Marques) Cipriano of Centerville; grandchildren: Alexandria Cipriano, Nathan and Jacob Risner; sisters: Mary (John) Mayer of Alliance and Bernadette (Michael) Willey of Baytown, TX; and her brother Charles (Mary) DeSimio, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Frances was preceded in death by her husband Paschal A. Cipriano, her parents, and her brothers Richard and Peter DeSimio.
Friends will be received Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Monsignor Michael Cariglio at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 16, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Church, 409 W. Main St., Ravenna. Entombment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation or Catholic Charities Serving Portage and Stark Counties.
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 8-13, 14-2013)