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Jean M. Frasca died Wednesday (Dec. 22, 1999) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness. She was 89.

Born Jean Delgross in Abruzzi, Italy, she came to the United States when she was 3 and settled in Windber, Pa. She moved to Niagara Falls in 1932 with her husband, John. He died in 1975.

A member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, she was a member of the Ladies of Charity, the Anime Sante Del Purgatorio Society, the Ladies Cristoforo Colombo Society and Power City Lodge 158, Italian Sons and Daughters of America.

She enjoyed crocheting, bowling, gardening and cooking.

Survivors include a son, Robert J. of Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Joyce Broderson of Seattle; two sisters, Martha Delgross and Dorothy Delgross; a brother, Anthony Delgross; and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., after prayers at 10 in M.J. Colucci and Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in the church cemetery.


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