Frances (Basta) Paradiso, 94, born April 27, 1918, went home to the loving arms of Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Feb. 23, 2013, surrounded by her family. Survived by sons, Sam Jr. (Bea), Gene (Lynda Joe), Bill (Lorrie); daughters, Linda (Gary) Gale, Carol, Joyce (Diego), Debra (Paul); 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and extended family and friends. Preceded in death by husband, Sam Paradiso in 1995; baby son, Charles in 1943; sisters and a brother. Frances was a homemaker, loved and cared for her family, faithfully read her bible and prayed daily. She enjoyed playing bingo and visiting neighbors. Anyone whoever met Frances loved her. Visitation, 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb.28, Montgomery & Steward. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, March 1, Praise Assembly, 2000 Troy Ave. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. My most heartfelt condolences go out to one of the most wonderful families I have ever known. I am sorry for your loss.

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