Frances Tardive (nee Ferrucci), 95, of Doylestown, Pa passed away peacefully on Friday, October 12, 2018 at home. Frances was born on July 9, 1923 in Providence, RI. She has lived in Doylestown for the past 5 years with her daughter and son in law and previously lived in Roxbury for over 60 years. She and her husband, Genaro, owned Tardive's Food Market and Succasunna Meats and Liquor Stores in Succasunna for decades.
Frances was a founding member and very involved in St. Therese Church in Succasunna. She loved reading, cooking, entertaining and shopping. Most of all, she loved the time spent with her family.
Frances is survived by her children, Michele Kotarski and husband Matthew and Antoinette Bryant and husband James, her grandson, Michael, who held a special place in her heart, and his wife Krista and their son Luca, her beloved grandchildren, Gabrielle Tardive and her daughter Gianna, Nicole and Tom Miller and their children Amanda and Darren, Gennaro, Anthony, and Maggie, her beloved sister, Stella, and by many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Genaro, in 1993 and her son, Gabriel, in 2016.
A Celebration of the Life of Frances will include a visitation from 2-4pm and 6-8pm on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A 10am funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 16 at St. Therese Church, 151 Main Street, Succasunna. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum in East Hanover, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Therese Church, 7 Hunter Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876.