Frances Rosemarie Trisorio | 1930 - 2013 | Obituary

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Frances Rosemarie Trisorio

Born: January 16, 1930
Died: December 15, 2013

FRANCES ROSEMARIE TRISORIO, 83 of North Easton, MA died Sunday December 15, 2013 at Southeast Rehab in North Easton.
She was born in North Adams, MA on January 16, 1930, daughter of Michael and Carmela (Ponzillo) Trisorio. She attended local schools and graduated from the Drury High School with the class of 1947. She studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and graduated from the Boston University School of Fine Arts in 1954. Frances later completed a master's degree in education from Boston University.
She began teaching music on Cape Cod and later taught in the Marshfield school system. Frances was last employed at Westwood High School, where she taught for 24 years until her retirement in 1992. Frances also taught graduate students in Norfolk County and at the New England Conservatory. Frances was a member of the American Musicological Society and the Massachusetts Music Educators Association. Frances was awarded the Distinguished Teacher's Award from Norfolk County in 1997. She also sang professionally under the name Francesca R. Trisorio.
While in North Adams, she was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church and was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in North Easton.
Survivors include her niece, Michele Strilich and her husband, Dan of Woodland Park, CO; her brother in law, Edward LaBonte of North Adams; and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Antoinette LaBonte who died in 1975.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Frances Trisorio will be celebrated Monday December 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. A calling hour at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA will be Monday morning from 10-11 AM. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Neponset Valley Humane Society in care of the funeral home. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit

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