Francesca Stellina Plati, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on October 1, 2018. She was 93.
Francesca was born on March 3, 1925 in Fabrizia, Italy, to the late Giuseppe and Maria Vittoria (Sorgiovanni) Albanese. She was a seamstress for many years and a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her children, Dominick (Lucille) Plati and Caterina (Eddie) Di Benedetto; her grandchildren: Christina, Jane, Jessica, Francesca, Maria and Egidio; her great Grandchildren: Ryan, Ellianna, Gabriella, Luca, Madison and Matteo; her brother Nazareno Albanese and sister Titina Albanese.
Visiting will be on Wednesday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled on Thursday 10:30am at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.