Frances Arco Cupolo, 98 former Perry Road, Speigletown resident, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center, Troy.
Born in Sicily, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Phillipe Arco and Marie Paglisi Arco and wife of the late Edward J. Cupolo, who died in 1978.
Mrs. Cupolo came to the United States at the age of nine months and was raised and educated in Troy. She owned and operated Eddy's Luncheonette in Troy with her husband for 15 years and later worked at Marvin Nitznel in Troy. She previously was a beautician in the area for several years.
She was a founding member of the Association of Mentally Handicapped Adults, Rensselaer County, and member of Residential Opportunities, Cohoes and the Speigletown Seniors.
Survivors include two sons Frank P. Cupolo (Nancy) of Ballston Spa, Edward B. Cupolo (Eileen) of Lexington, KY, a daughter Mary Ann Cupolo of Cohoes, four grandsons Michael Cupolo, Steven Cupolo, David Cupolo, Frank Cupolo, two granddaughters Lisa Cupolo,
Andria Cupolo, five great grandsons Joseph, James, Frank, Nicholas Cupolo and Preston Cupolo, one great granddaughter Sofia Cupolo, a sister Rose Parella of Troy and several nieces and nephews.
Frances was predeceased by three sisters Lena Patolino, Angie Esposito, Josephine Rentz and her brother Tony Arco.
The family would like to thank the Eddy Geriatric Center for all their support and care of Frances over the years.
Funeral services will be 9:15 am on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh and at 10:00 am at the Transfiguration Parish (St. Bonaventure's Church), 50 Hillview Drive, Speigletown where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.
Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy.
Calling hours will be Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
To light a candle and offer words of condolences please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com.
Friday, February 13th, 2015, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Saturday, February 14th, 2015, 10:00am, Transfiguration Parish
St. Mary's Cemetery