Frances D. “Francesca” Hannigan passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Born in New York City. Francesca came from a large and loving Italian family with roots in Salerno and Basilicata and was a long time resident of Saddle River. Francesca was a homemaker and a parishioner of St. Gabriel’s Church in Saddle River. Her loving husband of 49 years, George T. Hannigan, died in 2009. Survivors include her three children: Raymond N. Hannigan (Tobin Heminway), George D. Hannigan (Renata Zednicek) and Francine J. Hannigan (Kurt Dommermuth). She also leaves her three adoring grandchildren, Sophie, Arden and Bix; a brother Dominick Magro and two sisters: Nancy Rotuno and Angie Fredella.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. at Vander Plaat Funeral Home (vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 at St. Gabriel’s Church, 88 E. Saddle River Rd. Saddle River. Entombment will follow at Garden of Memories Mausoleum, Washington Township. Contributions in Frances’ memory may be made to the Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion, 1 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652.
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