Frances (McCafferty) Pellegrino, was born in Lowell on December 31, 1924. She was the daughter of Matthew and Agnes (Sullivan) McCafferty. She passed away on Thursday, May 25, which was her late husband’s birthday, surrounded by her family.
Frances was a graduate of Lowell High School. She worked at Fort Devens, where her job was reconditioning military engines and met her future husband Anthony there. Later in life she worked at Malden Mills as a garment inspector.
Frances’ greatest love was for her family. She loved to get them all together for every holiday and backyard cookouts. She was a loving and giving woman who instilled in her children the values of kindness and doing for others.
Frances was predeceased by her husband, Anthony in 2000. She leaves behind a son, Dennis and his wife, Nancy (Coletta); daughter, Sharon (Crosson) and her husband, John and daughter, Linda (Incollingo) and husband, Allen; seven grandchildren, John (Jay) Crosson, Lisa Dullea and her husband, Edward, Keith Crosson, Allen Incollingo and his wife, Tammy (Morisseau), Christopher Incollingo and his wife, Andrea (Wolfe), Tara Scariza and her husband, Joseph and Dennis Lee Pellegrino and his fiancé, Milly Roman; eight great-grandchildren, Lauryn Dullea, Ariana, Adam, Bryan, Amya, Aliyah, Stephen and Julian Incollingo; sister, Grace Sweeney and brother, Matthew McCafferty and his wife, Peg; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary Shultz, Virginia Pomerleau, and Marguerite Montgomery.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, May 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church at Corpus Christi Parish in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pellegrino family.
Published on  May 28, 2017