Frances Marie Del Peschio Duffy, 90, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Thursday June 5, 2014 in Port Charlotte.
She was born Aug. 31, 1923, in Asbury Park, N.J., to Vincent and Mildred Selletto.
Frances was married to Pat Del Peschio and then to John Duffy, who survives her. She lived in Port Charlotte for more than 30 years and was active in many organizations in the area. Frances was a volunteer at the Port Charlotte Theater and was a member of the Irish Club, the Elk’s Club, and the Italian American Club. She was a devoted wife and mother.
She is survived by her husband, John Duffy; daughter, Pamela (Steve) Heltemes, and their children, Jeremy (Lynzee) Heltemes, Kristin (Shawn) Hendry, Kimberly (Shauncy) Maloy, and Kara (Thad) Thompson; and 13 great-grandchildren. Frances was preceded in death by her first husband, Pat Del Peschio.
A Catholic service was held at Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home Saturday June 7, 2014, with entombment following in the Saint Mary mausoleum at Charlotte Memorial Cemetery.