July 4, 1942 - January 20, 2019
Frances D. Ranieri, 76 of Allen, Texas passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 after a valiant fight with pulmonary hypertension. She was born on July 4, 1942 in New York, the first of three daughters, where she lived on Motts street in Little Italy before the family moved to Long Island.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Frances Elizabeth Reganato and her father, Bruno Charles Reganato. She is also preceded in death by her dearest niece, Ronnie and nephew, Donald Ranieri whom she loved and adored. She is survived by her husband, Charles Ranieri, of fifty-eight years, and their four adult children, Michael Ranieri and spouse, Susan Nichelson, Francine Beaulieu and spouse, Richard Beaulieu, Jerianne Ranieri and spouse, Sue Wyll, Toni Ann Ranieri, and Edward Cohen who was a son to her. Her two sisters were her rocks as she is survived by Katherine Harrington and husband, Tom Harrington and Angie Hice and husband, Tom Hice. She also celebrates her many grandchildren, Amanda Cohen, Alex Cohen, DJ Ranieri, Krissy Blazer, Rebecca Ranieri, Jordan Beaulieu, Matthew Wyll and Benjamin Wyll along with her great grandchildren, Kia, Caleb, Aiden, Camden and John Mark.
She spent many years working in sales where she co-operated a large software supply company in Dallas before there ever was an office supply store and she continued to work until her retirement ten years ago. Her proudest work however was her family as she was the glue that brought and kept everyone together.
The family would like to thank Dr. Sahil Bakshi and Adrian Felder, NP for all of their love, support, and medical brilliance that kept our Mimi with us for as long as possible.
The family will be hosting a memorial service on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4:00 pm at 1035 Benton Drive, Allen,Texas 75013.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her name to The Pulmonary Hypertension Association at www.phassociation.org
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