Mary Frances (Fran) Trafford of Southbury, CT, formerly of Dover, DE and a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died peacefully on June 11, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 75.Fran was born in New Rochelle to the late Thomas and Mary Ellen (Mahon) Connolly. She attended St. Gabriel’s High School and the Berkley Business School. She worked in the New Rochelle School District for over 20 years. She relocated to Dover, DE with her late husband, Peter Trafford, in 1996. She recently moved to Southbury, CT to be closer to her family. She is survived by her children; Peter Trafford, Thomas Trafford, Linda (Jim) Hussey, and Mary (David) Nordmann, her eleven grandchildren, her great grandson, her sister Patricia Klous and many nieces and nephews.She will be sorely missed by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to her favorite charity, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.Visiting will be Friday 6-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A Mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Kensico Cemetery.