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Nancy L. Frangipane, 92

January 25, 2019

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mrs. Nancy L. (Pignone) Frangipane, 92, formerly of Berkshiretown Apts., 176 Columbus Ave., Pittsfield, Mass., passed away Friday, January 25, 2019, at Mount Carmel Care Center in Lenox, Mass.

She was born in Pittsfield on March 25, 1926, a daughter of the late Frank and Louisa (Spezzaferro) Pignone. Nancy attended Pittsfield schools and was employed by the former Elmvale Worsted Co. and then the Berkshire Eagle, retiring in 1990 with 16 years of service.

She was a communicant of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and a member of its Ladies Guild. Nancy enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, bingo and playing pitch. Her joy was playing with "Madi," her niece's Maltese dog.

Her husband, Joseph R. Frangipane, died on November 16, 1976; they were married on August 1, 1959.

Survivors include her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Nancy was predeceased by her three brothers, Louis A. Pignone, Joseph V. Pignone and Ralph A. Pinyone; and her five sisters, Frances M. Wixsom, Rose G. Charow, Carmen M. Buffi, Angelina F. Becker and Teresa A. Dallava.

Funeral notice: Services will be Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 9 a.m. from the Flynn & Dagnoli-Bencivenga Funeral Home, 5 Elm St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. Michael Bernier, pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow in the family plot at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested for Our Ladies Kitchen in care of the funeral home.

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