Cover photo for Frances Di Saia's Obituary
Frances Di Saia Profile Photo
1952 Frances 2021

Frances Di Saia

April 25, 1952 — December 30, 2021

Frances (Frautten) Di Saia, aged 69, went home to our Lord on December 30th, 2021 after a brief but brave battle with pancreatic cancer. She leaves her husband, George A. Di Saia of Fort Pierce, FL where they have made their home since 2000. A brother, Dennis Frautten and his wife Marianne of Estero, FL; two daughters, Jennifer (Budzik) Tatro of Marlborough, NH; Kelly (Di Saia) Shamgochian and her husband Thomas of Ware, MA; stepdaughter Charlina McGee and her husband David of Naples, FL; a stepson David Di Saia and his wife Denise of Hope Valley, RI; five grandchildren Kyle and Britney Tatro, Hannah Shamgochian, Ashley and Amber Budzik; two great grandchildren Ryker and Raylynn Tatro, and a nephew Robert Frautten. Frances was born in Gardner, MA on April 25th, 1952 to Dennis and Elvena (Lashua) Frautten. She is predeceased by her parents, a brother George R. Frautten, and her son Jeremy A. Budzik who also lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Frances worked as a General Manager for Super 8 Motels in Gardner and Leominster, MA. She was a realtor with Re/Max Property Promotions in Westminster, MA. Her most rewarding job was working at a group home with mentally challenged adults. She always loved animals, especially her kitties Blue and Sky who will certainly miss her. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 22nd at 10:00 am at Mack Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA with a burial to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Templeton, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in her memory, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frances Di Saia, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Mack Family Funeral Home 105 Central St. Gardner

105 Central St., Gardner, MA 01440

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 34

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree