Frances Cantone, 96, of Montrose, PA, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 4, 2012. She was born on May 27, 1915 in Dickson City, PA, to the late Alex and Annastasia (Powschuk) Benio.
Surviving are her four daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Jerry Brooks of Tunkhannock, Rose and Bob James of San Diego, CA, Dorothy and Victor Caines of Grand Rapids, MI, and Toni and Keith Grose of Tunkhannock; four sons and daughters-in-law, William Cantone of California, Thomas and Cindy Cantone of Montrose, Richard and Ann Cantone of Minot, ND, and Joseph Cantone of Montrose; sister, Anne Mizarak of Montrose; 24 grandchildren; many, many greatgrandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Frances was a very loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her gardening, crocheting, word search puzzles and spending time with her family and friends. She retired from the Susquehanna County Courthouse after many years of service and resided at the Montrose Square where she spent a lot of time with her close friend/caregiver, Marge Harvey and her daughter, Yolanda.
A private memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience. Frances will be interred in the Holy Name of Mary Cemetery.
Regan Funeral Home assisted in the arrangements.