Frances R. Varasse
Frances R. Varasse
  • May 8, 1922 - August 24, 2017
  • Clearwater, Florida

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Frances R. Varasse, 95, of Clearwater, passed away Aug 24, 2017. Born May 8, 1922, daughter of Concietta and Guisippi Ruisi, she was born in Marsala, Sicily, Italy. She came to America at the age of 8 years old. The family moved to McKeesport, PA. In 1939, she married James Varasse (deceased). In 1951, she moved to Clearwater, FL.

She leaves behind a daughter, Rosalind “Dolly” Look (husband, Raymond); a son, Pete Varasse (wife, Sidonia); sister, Rose Brletic (husband, George); brother, Victor Ruisi; grandchildren, Lori A. Brady (daughter, Brittany), Scott A. Kent (wife, Nikki and son, Scotty Jr.), Robin V. Haley (husband, Matt), Donna Sanchez (husband, Bruce), and Michael Varasse (deceased).

She worked 30+ years in banking and also at Carlouel Yacht Club.

Frances is also remembered by her great grandchildren, Lindsey Haley, Brittany A Brady, Raymond Varasse (wife, Sharon), Braden Sanchez, Mariah Haley Penland (husband, Chris), Bryan Sanchez, Justin Haley, Blake Sanchez, and Scott A Kent Jr.; and great great-granddaughter, Lilian Jean Varasse.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 28 at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, 820 Jasmine Way, Clearwater from 10:00 am until the time of Mass at 11:00 am. Frances will be laid to rest in Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.