Frances Marie DeMottier
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Frances Marie DeMottier
  • June 17, 1916 - November 16, 2017
  • Bryan, Texas

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Frances DeMottier, 101, of Bryan, passed away November 16, 2017 at CHI St. Joseph Health Skilled Nursing and Rehab Burleson. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 18th, at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan, with the Rosary to be recited at 7:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 19th at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan, with Reverend Monsignor John A. McCaffrey as Celebrant. Interment and Committal Rites will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Frances was born June 17, 1916 in Bryan, the daughter of Luke and Mary Noto DiLeo. She was a lifelong member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and resident of Bryan.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Don DeMottier; son-in-law, Donald Joe Ruffino; brothers Brazos DiLeo, Tony DiLeo, Charlie DiLeo, and Lee DiLeo; sisters Josephine DiLeo Buford and Louise DiLeo Brimberry.

Survivors include her son, Paul A. DeMottier & his wife, Ruth, her daughter, Tana Jo Ruffino; her brother, Luke DiLeo; four granddaughters, Shannon Ruffino Zwernemann & her husband Keith, Dena DeMottier Kana & her husband Bobby, Jennifer DeMottier Jakubik & her husband Donald, Marla Ruffino Simank & Bill Merchant; six great grandchildren, Nicole Zwernemann Fenske and her husband Keith, Ty Kubena, Hunter Kana, Robin Jakubik Poncik and her husband Cody, Jenna Jakubik and Dustin Jakubik; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to St. Anthony's Catholic Church or St. Joseph Catholic Church.