Age 93, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, October 14, 2018.
Francesca was born in Alassio, Italy and came to the United States in 1925. She was a dedicated wife to her loving husband, Joseph, a mother and grandmother. Francesca was a woman of strong faith with a passion for cooking and hospitality. She is predeceased by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Natale Ghiardo; two sisters; and one brother.
She is survived by her daughters, Anna Marie Albanese of Newark and Joanne Schaefer of Claymont; her son, Robert Felicetti (Karen Jannie-Landau) of Greenville; six grandchildren, Anthony Albanese (Angela Carpenter), Joseph Albanese, Michael Albanese, Christy Albanese, Danielle Ambrosano (Francis) and Kelly Bedford; six great grandchildren, Tyler, Bella, Gianna, Anthony Jr., Carlie and Camara; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, October 18 at 11 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont Streets, Wilmington, where visitation will begin after 10 AM. Entombment will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington.