Frances Phaneuf, West Scranton, passed away Friday at the Regional Hospital of Scranton with her family by her side. Her husband of 47 years is David Phaneuf.
Born 1945 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna Clifford McSorley and was a proud graduate of St. Patrick’s High School, West Scranton. A woman of deep faith, Fran was a devoted and lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Parish. Prior to her retirement she had been employed by Cathedral Cemetery for over forty years. Fran was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for over fifty years. She enjoyed her time with her grandchildren, especially seeing them at the beach. Fran was blessed to have lifelong friends whose friendship and love meant the world to her and her family.
Also surviving are her son David Phaneuf Jr. and his wife Gina of Carbondale; her daughter Megan Phaneuf-Jackowski and her husband Mark of Germantown, Maryland; her beloved grandchildren to whom she was “Nana,” Kyra and Colin Jackowski; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by sisters Ann Benginia and Mary Greenfield; brother William McSorley.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church 1403 Jackson Street, West Scranton.
Friends may call Tuesday morning from 9:30am until the time of Mass at the church.
Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made to her beloved St. Patrick’s Parish at 1403 Jackson Street Scranton, PA 18504.