Frances R. Farnum, R.N.


CRANSTON – Frances R. Farnum, R.N., 83, of Lincoln died on March 22.

She was born in Providence to the late Cresenzo and Rose (DiMaio) Pagliuca. She was a graduate of the former Pawtucket Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse for over 35 years.

She is survived by four children, her daughter Faith Sullivan of Middletown and three sons, Christopher of Syracuse, N.Y., Stephen of Seattle, WA and Rev. Dave Farnum CSP of New York City, N.Y. She is also survived by her sister Eleanor D’Ambrouso of New Hampshire. She was pre-deceased by her husband Cyrus F. Farnum, a son Peter C. Farnum and a granddaughter Michaela Farnum. In addition, she leaves seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on March 26 at Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston. Interment was in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.