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Maria Francioni, 95

Maria Francioni, 95

Maria Francioni, 95, of Hendersonville died Saturday June 7, 2014.

A beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Gino.

Maria is survived by her son Loris and wife Lynn and son Sandro and wife Lorraine; grandchildren: Lorissa, Tamara, Gino, Adam, David and Alexandra "AJ". Other survivors include eight great-grandchildren.

She will be interred at All Saints Catholic Cemetery in Des Plaines, IL.

Memorial donations in Maria's name may be directed to Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 208 Seventh Ave. West, Hendersonville, NC 28791 or to Four Seasons Compassion For Life, Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.