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Obituary: Frances J. Wilczek

by jmaloni
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 04:25 pm

Frances J. Wilczek (nee Zerilli) of Venice, Florida, formerly of Grand Island, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was the mother of Christopher Wilczek (Savannah), and Sara (Ryan) Samland; daughter of Mary and the late Charles Zerilli; and sister of Mark Zerilli.

The former wife of Gary Wilczek, Frances grew up on Grand Island and was a graduate of Grand Island Senior High School. She was a loving mother to not only her children but also her Yorkie, Buddy.

Frances will fondly be remembered by her friends and family who she loved to cook, bake and entertain for. She pursued her passion of singing as a member of local Buffalo band Smooth As Silk, and later relocated to Venice.

A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 14, at St. Stephen’s R.C. Church, 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island. Flowers may be delivered there, while contributions may graciously be donated to the ALS Association.

Share condolences at www.kaiserfuneral.com.

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