Peacefully at the Hotel Dieu on January 31, 2005 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Louie. Dear sister of Wanda Della Vedova (the late Alcid) of St, Catharines and Weiss Mancini of Italy. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her brothers Pompeo and Amedeo. Francesca was a well known seamstress for many years as well as a member of the CWL of St. Patrick's Church as well as the Port Colborne Bocce Club. Friends will be received at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 4, 2005 at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. David Spengler officiating. Rite of Committal to follow at Mount St. Joseph Cemetery, Port Colborne. If so desired, memorial donations to St. Patrick's Church Building Fund would be appreciated.