Phyllis Tulipani Franceschini

Phyllis (Tulipani) Franceschini, 85 of Ridgefield, wife of the late Siero R. Franceschini died on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Bethel Health Care, Bethel, CT.

Mrs. Franceschini was born in Ridgefield, October 2, 1926, daughter of the late Julius and Lillian (Hines) Tulipani.  She attended Ridgefield schools, graduated from Ridgefield High School and attended secretarial school.

Mrs. Franceschini was a retired pharmacy clerk at the former Genovese Pharmacy, Ridgefield where she had been employed for twenty-five years.

She was a member of the Ridgefield Chapter of AARP and of St. Mary Parish and its Rosary Society and Sewing Guild.

Mrs. Franceschini is survived by two sons; Philip Franceschini of Ridgefield and Thomas Franceschini and his wife, Jean of East Syracuse, NY; a brother, Robert Tulipani of Ridgefield; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield at a later date.

Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions in Mrs. Franceschini‚Äôs memory and honor may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, 90 East Ridgefield or to St. Mary Parish, 55 Catoonah St., both of Ridgefield, CT  06877.

The Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.


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