GIRARD Frances H. (Duralia) Hitchcock, 64, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at her residence.
Born Feb. 22, 1948, in Charleroi, Pa., she was the daughter of Frank and Helen (Lucas) Duralia.
Frances married Ben Carl Hitchcock on Nov. 15, 1968, and together they had three beautiful children.
Frances worked in Banking as a teller for several different banking institutions. She loved gardening. However, her main interest was her family. She enjoyed all the time she had each day with all of them and her grandchildren were the light of her life.
Survivors include her husband, Ben Carl; daughters, Kelley (Andy) Kromer of Boardman and Jennifer (Marty) Willmitch of Tampa, Fla.; a brother, Paul (Alice) Duralia of Austintown; and three grandchildren, Madison Kromer, Jackson Willmitch and Emerson Willmitch.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son, Brant.
A private visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Mineral Ridge Chapel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Boardman.
Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and to send condolences.