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Frances Morcaldi

December 26, 1929 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 88)


Frances (DiSalvo) Morcaldi, 88
Life-long Fitchburg Resident

Fitchburg-Frances (DiSalvo) Morcaldi, 88, a life-long Fitchburg resident, died peacefully at home, Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018.

Frances was born in Fitchburg, on December 26, 1929, the daughter of the late Anthony and Angelina (Durisi) DiSalvo. Her husband James J. Morcaldi died in 1973.

Frances will be missed by her two children, Cheryl A. Hebert and her husband Michael of Hubbardston and Joseph J. Morcaldi and his wife MaryEllen of Fitchburg; four grandchildren, Craig Hebert and his girlfriend Megan Hoban, Jessica Roberts and her husband Jordan, Jared Morcaldi and his girlfriend Lisaida Martinez and Travis Morcaldi; her closest and dearest friends of over 60 years, Tina and Sabino Tafuri and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Anthony DiSalvo.

Frances worked in quality control with Foster Grant for many years. After her husband died, Frances worked for Rays Variety, Sabino’s bakery and retired as a sales consultant for K-Mart. Frances was a talented and avid bowler. She loved her Monday night bowling league. Frances’ most cherished memories were all of the times that she spent with her children, grandchildren and her extended family and close friends.

Her funeral will be held from the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water St. Fitchburg, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, 46 Woodland St., Fitchburg. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery, Fitchburg. Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 5-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue Waltham, MA 02451 or may be left at the funeral home.

Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water St. Fitchburg, has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

For more information please visit us at www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net.
John F. Masciarelli, Walter C. Taylor and James M. Hebert, Funeral Directors.


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