WEST NYACK, N.Y. -- Frances Pennacchio, of West Nyack, died on Tuesday, Nov. 8. She was 89.
Born in Larchmont, Pennacchio was an accomplished pianist and singer. She liked to sing at church on Sundays in the choir, and she was a devout Catholic.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph; children Carol Schiavone and her husband Frank, and Joseph Pennacchio; and grandchildren Anastasia Pennacchio and Angela, Salvatore, Deanna and Frankie Schiavone.
Pennacchio was predeceased by her parents, Rosario and Vitina Anastasi, and her siblings, Theresa Sciortino and Joseph Anastasi.
Visiting hours will be from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Joseph W. Sorce Funeral Home, 728 West Nyack Rd., in West Nyack. A 10 a.m. funeral mass will be held on Thursday at St. Anthony's Church, 36 West Nyack Rd., in Nanuet. Burial will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, 280 Secor Rd., in Hartsdale.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Dowling Gardens Assisted Living, 190 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 276, Sparkill, NY 10976.