Mary Frances Marasco

Service

Date: Fri, August 18, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Location:
St. Anthony Catholic Church
Arrangements By:
Tonini

Visitation

Mary Frances Marasco

08/31/1939 - 08/07/2017

Mary Frances Marasco, 77, peacefully passed away August 7, 2017. Born August 31, 1939 to Camilio and Rose Marasco in Des Moines, Iowa, she was a retired musician/pianist and vocalist who entertained audiences in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Hollywood, California.

She moved back to her home town of Des Moines in 1990 and continued to enjoy playing the piano for family and friends. Mary Fran was a devout Catholic who attended mass several times a week. Her family, friends, faith and music were all close to her heart. She graduated from St Joseph’s Academy and attended Ottumwa Heights College.

She is survived by her brother Peter J. Marasco (Karen) of North Palm Beach, her nieces Susan Marasco of North Palm Beach, Michelle Huff (Charles) of Palm Beach Gardens, Joan Briant (Luke) of Jupiter and her nephews, John Marasco (Karen) of North Palm Beach, and Stephen Marasco (Arlene) of San Antonio. She is also survived by close cousins and extended family in Des Moines, Iowa whom she cherished and brought her great joy.

She was preceded in death by her beloved parents and great nephew Christopher Marasco.
Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, August 18, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Church, Des Moines, IA followed by a celebration of life luncheon at St. Anthony’s. Tonini Funeral Chapel is serving the family.

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