Frances Elizabeth (Pino) Williams of Somerville, December 29th at the age of 95. Frances died peacefully at Kaplan Family Hospice House after a long illness. She was born in Boston and spent the first 10 years of her life exploring the beaches of Winthrop.
Her family moved to Somerville in 1935, where she spent the rest of her life.
She was the beloved wife of the late Leo F. Williams, the loving mother of Robert Williams and his wife Anne of Burlington, Karen Drinkwater and her husband Lawrence of Bradford, Mary Motzi and her partner Charlie of Rockport, and Virginia Williams and her husband James Davis of Taos, New Mexico.
She was the cherished grandmother of Marc Drinkwater and his fiancée Caroline of Haverhill, Carolyn Motzi and her partner Tyler of Nashua, New Hampshire, and the late John Motzi of Peabody. She was the adoring great grandmother of Ava, Lola, and Jordan.
Frances was the daughter of the late Samuel and Josephine (Russo) Pino. She was also the dear sister of the late Sarah Velardo and her late husband Salvatore, Antoinette Veneziano and her late husband James, Rose Marie Trio and her late husband Joseph, all of Somerville, Matthew Pino and his wife Lorraine of Braintree, and the late Anthony Pino. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
The family wants to express their heartfelt gratitude to Eileen, her Geriatric Care Manager, her devoted caregivers, Dorothy, Agatha, and Ruth, and her compassionate hospice nurses and staff at Care Dimensions.
Calling Hours will be held at George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Square) in Somerville on Tuesday, January 5th, from 6:00PM–8:00PM. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required, interior capacity of the funeral home is reduced to 25 people at any given time. Please pay your respects and exit to allow others to do the same. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Frances’ memory can be made to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.