Chesterton Tribune

Frances Mary Brown dies at 96

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Frances Mary Brown, age 96 of Chesterton, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Whispering Pines of Valparaiso, Indiana.

She was born on November 12, 1914 to Bernard and Mary Frances Stahovak-Yagelski, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Anne (Jeff) Jordan of Cary, North Carolina, two granddaughters: Stephanie Elizabeth (Tom) Hamberis, of Winston Salem, N.C. and Caroline Alexandra (Grant) Smith, of Amhurst, New Hampshire and three great-grandchildren: Jackson Jeffrey Hamberis, of Winston Salem, N.C. and Stratton Jordan Smith and Alexandra Elizabeth Smith, both of Amhurst, N.H.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, a former member of the Rosary Society, enjoyed gardening, playing cards and her many friends

She took great pride in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be dearly missed.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 628 N. Calumet Rd, Chesterton with Father James Meade officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 4, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home 525 S. 2nd Street, Chesterton.

There will be a prayer service Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

For additional information please call 219-926-1309.


Posted 11/3/2011