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In Loving Memory

DiMercurio, Frances G.

April 16, 1938 - August 7, 2023

(nee: Battaglia) Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church. On Monday, August 7, 2023. Beloved wife of the late Peter A. DiMercurio. Dear mother of John P. (Terri) DiMercurio and Joseph M. (David Hendricks) DiMercurio. Loving nana of Alex Robert, Ryan Philip, Taylor, Kearsten and Liam. Loving mother of DeAnn Kenehan. Dear daughter of the late Joseph and Maria Battaglia. Dear sister of John Battaglia, Sr. Maria Battaglia, A.S.C.J., and the late Rose Capazzi, Domenica “Mamie” Lawless, Philip Battaglia and Charles Battaglia. Our dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.

Memorial visitation at St. Mark Catholic Church, 4220 Ripa Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125, on Saturday, August 19, 9:00 AM until celebration of mass at 10:00 AM.  A service of Kutis Affton Chapel.


11 thoughts on “DiMercurio, Frances G.”

  1. Loved this classy lady! Always dressed to the nines! Loved sitting on the outside patio furniture and talking about everything and nothing. She will be greatly missed. 😔❤️
    RIP my friend. Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her… God Bless…

  2. Everday of my life I shall miss you Mom…MiMi Chachina….You make sure you tell Poppy Hi …I truly LOVE you both your son Joseph Michael

  3. Joie, John and family,
    Fran was such a gracious lady. When I was a child, she always. welcomed me into your home. Her laughter was wonderful.
    She will be missed by many. My prayers are with you all.

  4. My heart aches for the loss of such a kind, giving, and beautiful soul. Fran was like a mother to many and I was blessed to be one of those people. Forever in my heart and so missed already. Love you, Fran. Jeremy (Jemery)

  5. From the Herberholt’s, God Bless Fran and the entire DiMecurio family… Our family has been blessed to have known Fran…. kind, gentle, and gracious. Just like her boys. I have learned from your family… Thank you Fran and Pete… As I’ve always told Johnny, I visit with my family at Resurrection Cemetery, and I “always” stop by and visit with Pete. I will do the same for Fran. I wouldn’t be in the position I am in if it wasn’t for the DiMecurio family. Great blessings came my way having been connected with the family. Very fortunate!!! God bless!!!

  6. Fran, you were an absolute gem. I loved getting to know you and your family. I was very lucky to have known you. We always gossiped when I’d walk down the street. She truly was such a sweetheart. Shine bright sweet lady! Bethany 🌸

  7. Fran was such a beautiful, sweet lady and always had a moment to chat. She is sorely missed and will always have a place in our hearts. I will be thinking of her every spring when the irises bloom.

  8. My dear, sweet Fran was one of a kind and the best Mother-in-Law a girl could ask for. Her heart was huge. She always included everyone in invitations and treated everyone like family. As I told her in the end … I want to “grow up” to be exactly like her. A woman of class, generosity, kindness, tenacity, spunk, and fight to the very end. My heart is heavy that I didn’t have more time with her, but my heart is joyful to know she has been reunited with her loving husband and many other loved ones in heaven. I told Fran in her last moments, holding her hand, that I would make sure everyone is taken care of and that we will honor her memory in everything we do moving forward. I love and miss you, Mama Fran. Until I see you again …

  9. I was one of the lucky ones to know this dazzling woman. Frannie had a heart that was so warm, she made you feel like family the moment you steeped into her home. She taught me how to make those delicious Italian cream puffs. I will never forget her measuring out the ingredients with me and giggling at my excitement that I actually could cook something. Heaven gained a real good one. There will never be anyone like Frannie. I also don’t think my cream puffs will ever be as good as hers either. Thank you Joie for sharing your mom with me. She left a giant footprint on my heart. It makes me smile to know that she is with your Dad right now. She’s missing us but I know she is so incredibly happy to be reunited with the love of her life. Until we meet again Fran…I love you.


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