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“You are still in my thoughts and prayers especially when I shop at Stop & Shop.The memories of working with you there are still vivid in my mind...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy Kapa - Manchester, CT

“MOM, WE ALL LOVE YOU. Love, Tommy, Brittany and Joey ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Tommy

“To Fran's Family I worked many years with Fran at the Manchester Stop & Shop . Her kind,thoughtful and caring ways will be with us forever....Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy Kapa - Manchester, CT

“Rest in peace my dear friend. I was honored and privileged to have you as my friend for 59 years. I will cherish all of the wonderful memories of our...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Audrey Moir - Grassy Key, FL

“O'Brien Family,I will miss Fran very much she was the best friend I ever had.She did things for everyone. So sorry,she is in Heavn withthe angels...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Gilbert - East Hartford, CT

“Mr. O'Brien, Tommy and the rest of the family. My sincerest heart felt condolences. I remember seeing your Mom many times at the Manchester Stop and...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Marco Tin

“Fran will be greatly missed. So sorry for your loss.Nancy Bednarz, FreshRiver Health Care ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Bednarz

“Dear Tom Jr. and family, I have been a friend of your mom's for many years. She will be greatly missed by all of her friends. Fran was definitely the...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Linda and Art Acerra

“I truly believe that Fran's presence will continue to be felt...feel her. Know she left you great treasures in memories...remember and share them...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Melissa Hutchison

“Doreen and Family I'm very saddened to hear of your Mom's passing.She is in my prayers.. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Malcolm - Windsor Locks,, CT

“Dyan my heart goes out to you for the loss of your mom.may you find comfort threw the difficult time .may her memory and legacy live in your heart ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Ivette Rivera - Newington, CT

12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Carmon Community Funeral Homes - CT

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

Frances Ann (Piccoli) O'Brien, 74, of South Windsor, beloved wife of Thomas O'Brien, Sr., passed away peacefully on Friday, September 16, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Hartford, the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Faenza) Piccoli, she grew up in Hartford and has lived in East Hartford for most of her life. Prior to her retirement, Frances was employed by Stop & Shop in Manchester and several other locations for over 35 years. She was a communicant of St. Rose Church in East Hartford. Francis enjoyed shopping, cooking, baking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Frances was extremely proud of all her grandchildren and loved them so much. She liked going to the casino and making friends there. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Thomas O'Brien, Jr. of East Hartford, Sharon Hubbard and Doreen Junious both of South Windsor, and Dyan Acosta of East Hartford; six grandchildren, Joseph O'Brien of East Hartford, Kelsey and Jalen Junious both of South Windsor, Selena, Ramon Jr. and Alex Acosta all of East Hartford; two sisters, Chris and Duke (Brother in Law) Stanton of Florida, and Marion Bonee of West Hartford; a son-in-law, Jimmie Junious of East Hartford; several nieces and nephews, and her longtime friends, Joyce Ronan of Manchester, Audrey Moir of Florida, Carol Gilbert of East Hartford and Betty Hathaway of Vernon. She was predeceased by her granddaughter, Brittany Ann O'Brien, her son-in-law, Ramon Acosta Sr., and a sister, Rosie LaFlamme. Her family will receive friends for calling hours on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor followed by a funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. Burial will be private and at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences and guest book, please visit