Frances Alberta Gentile

December 20, 1941 - December 03, 2019 

Frances Alberta Gentile

December 20, 1941 - December 03, 2019 

Obituary for Frances Alberta Gentile

Frances  Alberta Gentile, 77, of Lawrenceville, NJ entered into her eternal rest on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Abington Hospice at Warminster.  Born December 20, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA, Frances had resided in Yardley, PA 30 years, prior to moving to Lawrenceville, NJ.  She worked as a hairdresser prior to motherhood  and worked more recently for the Learning Experience Day Care where she taught in the toddler classroom part-time.

She was a parishioner of St. Ann’s Church in Lawrenceville. Frances loved dancing, animals and helping others in need. She was extremely caring, always going out of her way to help. Frances was a talented artist who loved to draw and do crafts. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend to many.

Daughter of the late Albert and Ethel (Hillegas) Facchiano; beloved wife of the late Dr. Domenic L. Gentile; mother of the late Gina Gentile; Frances is survived by her 2 loving children, Joseph and Lisa Gentile; 2 siblings, Ruthanne and husband Raymond Hill and Albert F. Facchiano Jr.; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Church of St. Ann, 1253 Lawrenceville Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ. Family and friends may call prior to mass in the church chapel from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Cremation will follow the mass and will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made in Frances’ memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at

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