Frances M. Paratore

11/30/1934 - 08/10/2023


Obituary For Frances M. Paratore

Frances M. Paratore went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2023. She was born in Rockford, IL, on November 30, 1934, the daughter of Frank & Genoeffa (Lavati) Apolloni. Frances graduated from West High School in 1952; was a secretary in the office of Washington Jr High School for 12 years, a Library Aide at Barbour Elementary School for ten years, and a Bill Processor at Rockford Memorial Hospital for seven years. She enjoyed many trips all over the United States and fishing trips up North to Wisconsin with family. Frances loved praying with anyone who had a special need. She is survived by her Son Danny (Celynes) Paratore, Granddaughter Mia, Grandsons Joel and Michael, Sister-in-Law Mary Rudolph, and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins who held a special place in her heart. Preceded in death by loving Husband of 62 years, Theodore, Parents, In-Laws Michael and Stella Cascio, Sisters Enis Marzorati, Mary Sandona, and Brother Lindo De Santi.

Funeral Mass at 11:00 am Wednesday, August 23, 2023, in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1010 Ferguson St., Rockford, IL 61102.

Visitation will be from 9:00 am until 10:45 Wednesday in the church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial to the family. Arrangements by Tony Gasparini Funerals.


23 Aug


09:00 AM - 10:45 AM

St Anthony of Padua Church 1010 Ferguson St. Rockford, IL 61102 Get Directions »
23 Aug

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM

St Anthony of Padua Church 1010 Ferguson St. Rockford, IL 61102 Get Directions »
23 Aug


12:00 PM

Calvary Catholic Cemetery 8616 W State Road Winnebago, IL 61088 Get Directions »
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  • 08/25/2023

    Sorry to hear about Fran. She was always fun to talk to when she came into Kurt's to have her vehicle checked. I will miss seeing her.

  • 08/18/2023

    I will always miss you, Fran, my cousin, my prayer warrior, my friend. You are a dynamic woman and I love you. Your Judy

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