BORN Outside Raton, New Mexico on 7-1-1934: DIED in Delta, Utah on 12-13-2018
Frances was the only child born to William and Clara Trum in 1934. When Frances was seven she and her parents moved to the Ely/McGill, Nevada area. Fran would remain in the community attending both grammar and high school in Ely. After graduating White Pine High School Frances attended the University of Nevada Reno were she was a member of Tri-Delta Sorority. In 1954 Fran moved back to Ely and married Jerry Piccinini. Jerry and Frances had four boys; Bill, Dick, Andy and Yoes.
After insuring her boys were raised and on their own Frances began working at the William Bee Ririe Hospital as the Administrative Secretary. She happily retired after 27 years of service. After retirement Frances found herself busy being a teacher’s aide at David E. Norman grade school and reading to small children at the local library.
Frances will be remembered as a very kind person with a great smile. Frances was a crucial member of Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Ely. During her tenure with Saint Bartholomew’s Frances held several positions, in each she was pleased to help and found lifelong friends while donating her time to the church. Some of Frances’s positions at the church were; Warden, Alter member, Saint Mary’s guild, Secretary, Treasurer, Lake Galilei member, and active coffee hour member, just to name a few.
Frances’s hobbies included reading, crocheting, and visiting with her friends.
Frances is survived by 3 boys; Dick, Andy and Yoes (Mary Kim), several grand and great grandchildren. She is proceeded in death by her parents William and Clara, her husband Jerry, and her eldest son Bill.
Staying with Frances kindness and thoughts of others her celebration of life will take place after the Holiday Season at Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Ely. The date and time will be announced at a later date.