|Death: ||Nov. 1, 2012|
Frances M. (Grieco) Alfonso, 79, of Rockland died Nov. 1, 2012, at the Golden Living Center, Melrose, after a period of failing health. She was born in Boston, daughter of the late Gioacchino and Rose (DiPinto) Grieco and was raised and educated in the Roxbury section of the city. Formerly of Dorchester, she had made her home in Rockland for nearly 50 years. Frances had been employed at the F.L. & J.C. Codman Company in Rockland for many years. She later was employed at the Stop and Shop Market as a meat wrapper and at the time of her retirement she worked for the Wear Guard Co. in Norwell. An active member and communicant of Holy Family Parish in Rockland, she shared her talents as a member of the church choir for many years. Mrs. Alfonso was a talented craftmaker, teaching ceramics class from her home for many years. Wife of the late Anthony J. Alfonso Jr., she was the mother of Pamela R. Deming of Rockland, Anthony J. Alfonso Jr. of Methuen and the late Joseph G. Alfonso. She was the sister of Sabina Federico of Holbrook, Jack Butch Grieco of Florida, Joseph Grieco of Taunton, Theresa Webster of Marshfield, Ralph Grieco of Brookline and the late Angela Dwyer. Also surviving are five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Holy Family Church at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to the Activities Fund at the Golden Living Center, 40 Martin St., Melrose, MA 02176. For direction or to share memories on her Tributes page, visit www.magounbiggins.com.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on November 3, 2012
Holy Family Cemetery
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
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