Frances G. Vocino, 93
LYNN — Mrs. Frances G. (Marino) Vocino, 93, of Lynn, died on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Salem Hospital, after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Remo Vocino, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Emilio and Elettra (Senatore) Marino. At the age of 5, she moved with her family to Lynn, where she has lived her entire life. Frances was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1943, and also of Burdett College.
Frances was a seamstress for her entire life for area manufacturing companies, as well as for private customers. She and her husband had also owned Oakies’ Variety Store on Summer Street in Lynn for 16 years.
She was a diehard Red Sox fan but also enjoyed bowling, cooking, political campaigns, tea parties at her home, and family gatherings. She was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church in Saugus for many years.
Frances is survived by two sons, Joseph Vocino and Matthew Vocino and his wife Mary; four grandchildren, Brian, Tara, Brad and Derek Vocino; several great-grandchildren; three brothers, Peter Marino and his wife, Rose, Michael Marino, and Joseph Marino, and his wife, Josephine; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Ida Rowe, Mary Russo, Antoinette Theo, Antonetta Marino, Former Lynn Mayor Antonio Marino, Dominic Marino, Carmen Marino, and Enrico Marino.
Service information: A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn, burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to gather at the funeral home with the family at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.