Francesca "Frances" (Montano) Andrasik, 87, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 24, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Hartford on January 11, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Katherine Montano, and was predeceased by her brother Joseph, to whom she was fondly known as "Kid". She resided in West Hartford for over fifty years where she enjoyed raising her children.
Frances is survived by Joseph, her husband of 65 years, and her children, Catherine Gerent of Kensington, J. Stephen Andrasik and his wife Barbara of Westbrook, John Andrasik of Marlborough, Patricia Lewis and her husband Jim, also of Marlborough, and Deborah Cosker and her husband Robert of Windsor; ten grandchildren, Cara Gerent of Newington, Mark Gerent of Kansas City, KS, Stephanie Andrasik of Portland, Jessica Andrasik of Westbrook, Joseph Andrasik of Worcester, MA, Sean Andrasik of Arcata, CA, Andrew Andrasik of Marlborough, Michael Lewis of San Francisco, CA, Kimberly Lewis of Tucson, AZ, and Robert Cosker, Jr., of Windsor, and two great grandchildren.
She will always be remembered for her love and devotion to her husband, her guidance and support of her children and her grandchildren, and her strength and spirit. Mom, we will miss you so much.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the south wing staff of Marlborough Health Care for their care and love of Frances and for their support of the family. To Mercy, Koren, Pam, and Rosanne who are all angels-----a special thank you. A funeral service will take place on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 12:00 noon at the Glastonbury Funeral Home, 450 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury. Visitation is private. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frances' memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 279 New Britain Road, Kensington, CT 06037, or to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Avenue, P.O. Box 1004, Meriden, CT 06450-1004. To leave an online tribute or condolence, please visit www.glastonburyfuneral.com.