Elizabeth “Betty” Frasca (nee Gallello), a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on July 9th, 2021. She was 94 years young.
Betty was born on March 14th, 1927 in New Rochelle to the late Joseph and Raffaella (Rosamonda) Gallello. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Marco Frasca Sr. whom she married on August 7th, 1949. He died on July 9th, 1998.
She attended New Rochelle Schools, graduating from Albert Leonard High School in 1945. After raising her children, she worked for many years as a teacher at New Rochelle Day Nursery. After retiring, she spent her days taking care of her grandchildren.
Betty was a lifelong parishioner of St. Josephs Church. She enjoyed spending time at the Senior Center playing cards with her friends, playing bingo, going out to eat & taking summer vacations with her daughter Barbara & “daughters” Angela & Ellen. Betty was an amazing cook and was often found in her kitchen making endless family recipes. She hosted many holidays for her family and friends. She was a lover of hot fudge sundaes, hot peppers, desserts & pasta. Her family will miss her sense of humor, sassiness & her endless love.
She is survived by her children; Joseph (Theresa), Marco Jr (Linda) & Barbara Bartucca (Peter Jr); her grandchildren Joseph (Kerri) Frasca, Jessica & Jason Frasca, Danielle Bartucca (Sean), Peter III & Brian Bartucca; great granddaughter Sophia Frasca; her sister Alba Sabia, many nieces, nephews, close friends & her grandpuppies. She was predeceased by her brothers; Nicholas and Joseph Gallello, her sisters Rose D’Angelo & Frances Williams, nieces; Elizabeth “Betty Lou” LaPorte & Dianne Scarcella.
Visiting will be Monday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons, 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle, NY. A funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday 10am at St Joseph’s Church. Interment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.