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Frances Annabelle Blasher, 96, of Bethel Park, PA formerly of Gary, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Beloved wife of the late James P. Blasher and beloved mother of the late James P. Blasher, Jr.
Born on November 1, 1920 in Ivanhoe, VA she was the daughter of the late Maime Wolfe and John McParland. Dear grandmother of Kelly Tibbs and Janie Capozzi. Cherished great grandmother of Maria Capozzi, Henry Capozzi, Vinny Capozzi and Juliana Capozzi. Frances was preceded in death by her brother Michael McParland.
Frances took great pride in her US Postal Service career that spanned more than three decades in Gary, WV. She was a devout Catholic with a strong, unwavering faith and sense of gratitude. Frances was a loving and devoted wife to her husband, Pete, and a loving mother to her son, Jimmy Pete. She was also an excellent bridge player and enjoyed dancing, shopping and entertaining. Frances was loved by all for her kindness, generosity and grace.
A memorial Mass was held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 126 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241. Interment will be held privately at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice and Pallative Care, 50 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.
Please view and sign the family's online guestbook at www.cremationfuneralcare.com.
Information submitted by the Douglas Mortuary of Welch.
Published on June 24, 2017
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