Frances Campo, a long time resident of Palm Springs, CA, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 in Torrance, CA after a brief illness. She was 90 years old. Frances was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 16, 1921 to Italian immigrant parents, Phillip and Joesphine Grisaffi. She was married to Jim (VIncent) Campo for 62 years before his passing in 2008. She is survived by her daughters, Carol (John) Padilla and Joanne Smith. Also left to mourn her, grandsons; Mark (Cara) Padilla, Evan (Michelle) Padilla, and granddaughter, Jessica (Lito) Padilla and great grandchildren, Matthew, Joshua, Adam and Ava. In addition to her husband Jim, Frances is preceded in death by her son, Sam Campo and her granddaughter, Sylvia Padilla. Rosary will be recited on Thursday, March 8, at 7:00 pm at Rice Mortuary in Torrance. Funeral Mass will be at St Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Torrance at 10:30 am on Friday, March 9, 2012.

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  1. My Dearest cousins, Dick and Carol, today is tuesday the 6th of March, and my heart is just so broken for your family. I have just heard news of my cousins’ passing, and I am so very saddened. To know of your mothers passing Carol, is so heart breaking, and now your beloved son- I am so very, very sorry. I lift you and your family in prayer for strength and comfort during this very sad time. I’m so very sorry. Please accept my condolances on behalf of my family and I. With all my love, Lillian

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