NORTH ATTLEBORO – Marie “Frances” Follett, a lifelong resident of North Attleboro, passed away Friday evening, April 14, 2017 at Madonna Manor Nursing Home at age 103.
She was born January 19, 1914 in Providence, RI and was a daughter of the late Herbert S. and Helen (Sivigny) Follett.
Frances graduated from St. Mary’s grammar school and was a 1934 graduate of North Attleboro High School.
She earned a degree from Tabbutt Hubbard Business School in Pawtucket, RI in 1937.
Frances worked at New England Telephone and Telegraph for 34 years before retiring in 1977 and was a member of the Telephone Pioneer’s Group.
She was a communicant of St. Mark’s Church in Attleboro Falls where she was active in the Women’s Guild. She was also active in the Women’s Guild at St. Mary’s Church. She enjoyed knitting, painting and ceramics.
She is survived by several cousins and many good friends.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro followed by a funeral Mass at St. Mark’s Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery & Arboretum, Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark’s Church, 105 Stanley Street, Attleboro Falls, MA 02763.