Frances Nash

Obituary of Frances Nash

Frances C. Nash, 104, of Dayville, died peacefully Friday, January 12, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Nash, who died October 22, 1966.  She was born May 12, 1913 at home in Danielson, daughter of Michael and Karolina (Brzys) Gasiorek. 

She graduated from Killingly High School in 1931. She was a communicant of St. James Church in Danielson, worked at Arrow Hart Corp. as an assembler.  Frances and her husband owned and operated Nash’s Garden Center.  She enjoyed knitting, baking, golfing, walking, UCONN Women’s basketball and loved to dance. The greatest joys in her life were all of her grandchildren who she loved and adored.

She leaves her daughters Carol Boynton (Robert) of Derby, Ct, Janice Rzeznikiewicz (Mark) of Dayville, grandchildren Heidi Bowden (Jefrey, Sr.), Kurt Schmidt, Jr. (Michele), Holly Bunning (David, Sr.) Rhonda Panda, Jill Horan (Thomas) Timothy Boynton (Debra), great grandchildren Jefrey, Jr., Mandi, Carissa, Anna, Elizabeth, Alexandra, Alyson, David,Jr., John, Jay and Max, great-great grandchildren Chace and Aubrie and many nieces and nephews. She was the heart of her family and will be forever loved and missed by all the lives she touched. 

She was predeceased by brothers Stanley, John, Joseph, Michael, Henry, Rudolph,  Edward, an infant Rudy, and her sisters Alexandra and Helen.

 A  special thank you to Dr. Joseph Botta, whom she adored and the family appreciated, for the outstanding care he gave her and for making her feel young again.

A Memorial Mass will be Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. James Church, 12 Franklin St., Danielson, Ct, burial will be private.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital, Gift Processing, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.

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