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Frances R. Jacoby

May 21, 1939 ~ March 20, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Frances Jacoby Obituary

Jacoby, Frances R., “Fran”, 84, longtime Farmingdale resident passed away March 20, 2024. Loving wife of 63 years to Stanley. Beloved mother of Cathy Willemsen (Jim), Maria Messina (Phil), Jennifer Nicholes and Beth Burton (Bryan). Cherished grandmother of Megan Nicholes (Christopher DeSimone), Olivia Messina, Bryan Burton, III and Thomas Burton. Dear sister of the late Dr. Paul Colletti (Shannon). Fran graduated from nursing school and worked as a nurse for many years. Her compassionate, friendly, loving nature allowed others to feel comfortable talking to her, which made nursing the perfect career choice. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, gardening, knitting, and crafting. Fran was infamous for her cooking, especially her family’s favorite, stuffed artichokes. Her family made her world go round and she made sure to be a large part of their lives. Everyone always felt welcome in Fran’s home, where she loved hosting holidays with her family and making memories together. She was a special person who helped many people throughout her life and she will be forever missed. The family will receive visitors Friday, March 22nd, 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc., 315 Conklin Street, Farmingdale. Funeral Mass Saturday, March 23rd, 10:30 am at St. James RC Church, Seaford. Cremation Private. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Fran’s memory to the American Cancer Society; Caner.org. 

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March 22, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Farmingdale Location
315 Conklin Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

March 22, 2024

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Farmingdale Location
315 Conklin Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Funeral Mass
March 23, 2024

10:30 AM
St. James RC Church
80 Hicksville Road
Seaford, NY 11783


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/


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