Tonawanda News

May 6, 2014

Frances Higgins


The Tonawanda News

WILLIAMSVILLE — Frances (nee Rizzo) Higgins, 87, entered into rest on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Elderwood at Williamsville. She was predeceased by her parents, the late Peter and Rose (nee Presto) Rizzo and wife of the late Dempsey Higgins; sister, Judy Bassett and brothers, Joe, Mario, Tony and James Rizzo.

Frances enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Frank (Terri) Higgins of Lockport, NY, Diane Ormond of       Florida, and Jeffrey Higgins of Ohio; sister of Josephine Mucci, Helen Schilling, Erma Sormogyi and John Rizzo; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Frances's memory to a charity of your choice. Frances's care and arrangements were entrusted to Colucci Funeral Home, 652 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda (692-4917).

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