Frances E. Thomas-June 5, 1926 - December 19, 2009 Fran went home for Christmas on December 19, 2009. Fran was born in Los Angeles, raised in Beverly Hills, lived her married life in Manhattan Beach and Harbor City. She has a sustaining faith in God that carried her throughout her life. She participated at American Martyrs in Manhattan Beach and St. Margaret Mary's in Lomita. She always enjoyed her summers with her family at Balboa Island. In her later years she loved taking cruises with her family and friends. Fran was a incensed Real Estate Agent for many years in the beach area. Her memories will live on through her brother Dan Delany, her sister Sr. Mary Josephine Delany; two daughters, Carol Ghiselli and Mary Beth Lindsay; her grandchildren Camden Schleisner and Brooke Town; her step sons Bob Stock, Vick Stock and Dale Stock; her and all her nieces, nephews and cousins. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The funeral Mass will be held at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 11:30 A.M. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.

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  1. God bless you, MaryBeth and family, as you grieve the loss of your mother and grandmother. May the Lord encourage your hearts during this difficult time. With sympathy and love, Jerry and Sandy

  2. My prayerful support goes out to you, all of Frances’ family! Frances has surely completed her mission on earth and is now enjoying her eternal reward in heaven. All of you,although grieving her loss, must be comforted in knowing that Frances is now enjoying eternal peace. Know that I and all the Sisters at St. Mary’s have been praying for you at this time. Sincerely in Holy Cross, Sister Madeline Therese,CSC

  3. Mary Beth and Carol – We, too, will miss your mother. She has been an important part of my life for as long as I can remember. Our love and prayers are with you and the rest of the family. Ron and Valerie Newman

  4. So sorry to hear about the loss to your family. Fran was a lovely, caring person. She will be missed.

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