Frances L. (Trafecanty) Depto

June 19, 1941 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 80)

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Frances L. Depto, 80, of Chestnut Ridge, Pa., passed away on Monday September 13, 2021 in Jefferson Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.

She was born on Sunday June 19, 1941 in Connellsville, Pa., a daughter of Daniel and Amelia (Sante) Trafecanty.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents, husband John J. Depto and her sister Donna Tressler.

She was a member of the former St. Hedwig Roman Catholic Church of Smock and presently s member St. Cecelia's Roman Catholic Church of Grindstone,  She was a avid sports fan especially The Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates, she loved going to the casino and playing bingo.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Danielle Johnson (Keith) Shawn Depto (Anita) grandchildren; Derek Johnson (Kelsey), Darren Johnson, Dustin Johnson, Kingston Depto, she is also survived by her loving dog Rusty.

Friends will be received in the Novak Funeral Home, 515 Front Street Brownsville, Pa., 15401 on Wednesday September 15, 2021 from 4-8 p.m., and on Thursday September 16, 2021 from 12:30-1:30 p.m., when prayers of transfer will be said.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 2 p.m., in St. Cecelia R.C.  Church 1571 Grindstone Road, Grindstone, PA 15442., officiated by Rev. Timothy Kruthaupt.   

Interment will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery,  Smock, Pa.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Jefferson Hospital  for their care.

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