PUGH – Frances M. (Esposita), 90, formerly of Ralphton, died September 26, 2019 at Arbutus Park Manor after a brief stay. Born May 5, 1929 in Ralphton. Daughter of Fred and Violet (Ackerman) Esposita. Preceded in death by parents, husband of 45 years, Edwin F. “Mucker” Pugh, April 9, 1993, son , Edwin F., Jr., great grandson Luke Tobias Smalley, sisters and brothers, Josephine, Joseph, Tony, Viola, Fred, Jr., Johnnie and Ethel, and good friend, Alfred Phillips. Survived by daughters; Jackie , married to Larry Orlandi, Cherie, married to Tom Smalley and Brenda, married to Bernard Carlson, Jr., with whom Frances resided; grandchildren Tony Orlandi; Brian Smalley and wife Connie; Brad Smalley and wife Tina; Melissa (Smalley) Huston and husband, Mark; Brandon Smalley and wife Lauren; Kristy (Carlson) Ewing and husband Lewis and Jill (Carlson) Phillips and husband Michael; 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandsons, and numerous other relatives and friends; sister of Mary Pugh, Ralph “Butch” Esposita and wife Pam, Anna Jankowski and husband Jack and Paul Esposita. Graduate of Boswell High School . Member of All Saints Catholic Parish, where she was on the church cleaning committee and rosary/shawl ministry. Retired home health aid. Enjoyed doing puzzles, reading and spending time with family. No public visitation at Frances’ request. Private family viewing followed by funeral mass 11AM Monday at All Saints Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Aron Maghsoudi, celebrant. Committal Horner-Mt. Tabor Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to 365 Hospice, 119S Main Street, Carroltown, PA 15722 . Special thanks to Billie from 365 Hospice. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Homes.
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