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CACICIA, Frances A. (Raco)

CACICIA - Frances A. (nee Raco)
The Lord took Franny by the hand and welcomed her into His kingdom on June 13, 2012. Franny was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was born in Jamestown, PA and moved with her husband Fred (deceased May 4, 1988) and their two young children to Niagara Falls, NY in the early 1950's. She worked for Jenss Department Stores at Mil-Pine Plaza and Summit Park Mall. She was the head of the department for hosiery, jewelry and gloves. Franny was known for her smile, her work ethic, compassion and strong Catholic faith. She was a fantastic cook and baker, especially her lasagna, pies and fig bar cookies. And she made enough to feed an army. She was a great hostess, and no one ever left her house hungry. Left with their memories of Franny are her children Diane Marie (Wayne) and John (Sharon); grandchildren Bryan and Krystal, Jeff and Allison, Marianne and Andrew; great-granddaughter Angelina; siblings Angeline (Mary), Sara (Jay), Frank (Marion) and Fred (Judy). She also leaves some members of her husband Fred's family and a multitude of nieces, nephew and cousins all over the world. The family would like to thank the staff of the second floor of Lakeside Beikirch Care Center in Brockport, NY for their loving, compassionate care, leady by Terri, Tracy and Tonya; also a special thank you to Pam and Stephen for their many acts of kindness and love. Calling hours will be observed at LANE FUNERAL HOME, 8622 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY on Friday, June 15 from 3 PM to 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Vincent de Paul at Prince of Peace Church, at 10 AM Saturday, June 16. The courtesy of no flowers. If you would like to donate in memory of Franny, please consider Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, 1023 Swann Road, PO Box 167, Youngstown, NY 14174 or Lakeside Foundation, 156 West Ave., Brockport, NY 14420. Masses are also appreciated. And very early in the morning or very late at night, relax on your porch or deck with a hot cup of coffee and a big bowl of ice cream (preferably maple walnut). Franny might join you.

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