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Obituary - Frances M. Trunfio Arcuri

Frances M. Trunfio Arcuri

Date of Passing: March 16th, 2018

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Frances M. Trunfio Arcuri passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, March 16, 2018. Frances was born on March 8, 1920 in Utica, the daughter of the late Antonio and Fortunata (LoFaro) Trunfio. On March 4, 1946, she was united in marriage to Ferdinando (Fred) Arcuri in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, a blessed union of 47 years prior to his passing on September 30, 1993. Frances was a proud graduate of Utica Free Academy, Class of 1938, as well as a member of the Alumni Association. Frances was active for many years in the DAV Auxiliary #82 and the Fort Schuyler Post. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish and it's St. Ann's society and bible study groups. On April 25, 1995, she professed in the Secular Franciscan Order of St. Anthony's Church in Utica. Frances was an avid gardener and lover of all animals as was her patron saint, St. Francis of Assisi. For many years she enjoyed the companionship of her cherished dog Jessie. She is survived by her beloved children, Michael and Mary Ellen (Belmont) Arcuri, Anthony and Rosemarie (Napoli) Arcuri and Anita Marchio and Gino Maggio; her grandchildren, Melissa Arcuri and her partner Jesse Moore, Allison and Eric Jackson, Frederick and Amy Arcuri, Samuel and Shana Marchio, Kathryn Arcuri, Francesca and Ryan McBride, Cara and Jason Musits and Michael Marchio; her great-grandchildren, Antonio, Claire, Ella, Nina, Emma, Madeline, Samuel and Mia; her sisters, Anna Femia, Yolanda Convertino and Antoinette Obernesser; her brother, Dr. Nino and Muriel Trunfio; her in-laws, Betty Arcuri and Kathleen Arcuri; many loved and cherished nieces and nephews of the Trunfio and Arcuri families; her Cucinotta cousins; her Godchildren; and many dear friends. She is predeceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Dr. Joseph and Luisa Trunfio and Anthony and Betty Trunfio; sisters and brother-in-law, Angela and Phil Colacicco and Josephine Trunfio; brothers-in-law, Vincent Femia, David Obernesser, Roger Convertino, Dominick and Filomena Arcuri, Carmen Arcuri and Bruno Arcuri; sister-in-law, Rose Arcuri; and her loving son-in-law, Samuel J. Marchio. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11:30 am at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. There are no public calling hours. Arrangements are with Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford.

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My sincere condolences during this most difficult time. May you take some comfort in the words of our lord Jesus Christ recorded at John 5:28, 29, where he promises that under the rule of his Kingdom the grave will be emptied as those now asleep in death will be brought back to life. His God and Father, Jehovah, has given him all authority in heaven and on earth and with this he will do away with death forever - 1 Corinthians 15:20-28. I am truly sorry for your loss, and I eagerly look forward to the time when we will cry out joyfully as we welcome back our loved ones to life on a paradise earth.
Priscella

Dear Mike Toni and Anita, Our sincere condolences for your Mom's passing.She was not only a good and kind neighbor, but a wonderful friend. With Love, THE HOFFMAN FAMILY
SALLY HOFFMAN-FLESHER

Anita and Family, Our sincerest sympathies to you and your family. Our prayers are with you. Gary & Mary Mancuso
Gary & Mary Mancuso

Our deepest sympathies to all of the family. Cherish all of the favorite memories. Her spirit will live on in each of you. With loveó Roxanne and Jeff
Roxanne and Jeff Toczydlowski

Michael, Mary Ellen, Anita and the entire family, I am very sorry for your loss. She was a great lady and I know you loved her well!
Jeanna Marraffa

We are sorry we won't be able to get to Utica. We will miss my dear aunt. Our prayers go out to all. Vince & Elise
Vincent & Elise Colacicco

Michael and Mary Ellen Our deepest condolences on the passing away of your mother Frances Allen, June Belmont and family
Allen Belmont

Mike, Tony, Anita & family our sincere condolences. We all loved Aunt Fran, she was always welcoming and had the biggest smile! Love Cousin Rich & Jill Beck
Richard Beck

Tony, Roe and family. Ann and I send our sincere condolences. I will be out of town mon thru Friday. Our prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow. Vinny and Ann Calogero
Vincent and Ann Calogero