GIRARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Frances J. Pascarella, 85, passed away Monday evening, October 24, 2022, at Hampton Woods surrounded by her loving family.  

Mrs. Pascarella  was born January 4, 1937 in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Mary (Grana) Canale.

She graduated from East High School in 1956 and was a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley.  

Frances cherished being a  mother, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.   

She was devoted to her Catholic faith and was a  member of St. Brendan’s Church in Youngstown and St. Rose Catholic Church in Girard.  

Frances is survived by three sons, Alexander (Diane) Pascarella of Boardman, Salvatore (Cheri) Pascarella of Boardman and John (Debora) Pascarella of Youngstown; eight grandchildren, Christina Pascarella, Alexander (Mishell) Pascarella, Salvatore Pascarella, John (Nicole) Pascarella, Jr., Jamie Pascarella, Jill (Vincent) Burton, Joseph (Brittany) Pascarella and Vincent Pascarella and a sister, Mary Pauline Wheaton of Florida. 

Besides her parents, Frances was preceded  in death by a brother, Anthony Canale and a sister, Mary Nancy Sanders.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church, 48 Main Street in Girard with Fr. Jordan Kelly, O.P. officiating. There are no calling hours.  

Arrangements are being handled by Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring Street in Struthers. Please visit to share memories and online condolences with Frances’ family.  

A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 1 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.