Mary Belle (McGlynn) Frattini

Frattini-mary-belleMary Belle (McGlynn) Frattini died peacefully, Sunday, May 3, 2020 from natural causes. Mary Belle was predeceased by her ex-husband Arthur J. Frattini Sr., a sister, Ann Principi, and brothers, Jack, Robert and Francis McGlynn. She is survived by her children Donna, Arthur, Peter & wife Susan, Salli & husband Rob Hess, Susan & husband Lenny Levitt. She also leaves ten beloved grandchildren, Chris, Brittany Belle, Jeffrey Arthur, Will, Adrian, Harrison, A\nnabel, Charlie, Doug, Dylan, their spouses and six cherished great-grandchildren. 

Mary Belle was born in Ridgefield, CT. the daughter of Agnes and Edward McGlynn. Mary Belle was a faithful Roman Catholic and great granddaughter of Thomas McGlynn, Sr. one of the original founders of St. Mary’s Church. Mary Belle spent her career as a health care provider serving as an LPN at Mt. Kisco and Norwalk Hospitals. She then became Dr. Sheehan’s head Pediatrics nurse in Ridgefield for many years. She finished her career as the Director of Health at The Country House in Yorktown Heights, NY. 

Mary Belle was President of Ridgefield’s Bowling League and traveled to tournaments around the country as a champion bowler. She was involved in town politics and became one of Ridgefield’s first woman Town Constable in 1967. In 1987, Mary Belle moved to Boynton Beach, Fla. and became the President of her Condo Association, and worked at the local Wallgreens into her 80’s. Mary Belle’s greatest joys came from socializing with family members and friends, Sunday afternoon dinners and her children’s activities. Mary Belle loved the water and could be found in Florida going for a swim at the pool and spending time at the Beach in RI. Mary Belle maintained many friendships from every stage of her life. Her energetic personality and sense of fun will be greatly missed. 

Mary Belle's family members extend their thanks to the staff and Healthcare Nurses at Laurel Ridge Health Care & Ridgefield Crossings who assisted with her care. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Health A family memorial service with interment at St. Mary's Church will be held on a future date.


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