Niagara Gazette


March 20, 2014

Frances Wilkerson

JUPITER, FL — Frances C. Wilkerson of Jupiter, FL, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

Frances was born in Rossiter, PA on April 2, 1924, a daughter of the late Angelo and Mary (Senott) Morock. During WWII she worked for the Carborundum Co. in Niagara Falls, NY, in the mailroom. She was married to Roy A. Wilkerson for 69 years. He predeceased her on August 5, 2007. She was self-employed for many years as a beautician in her beauty shop on Niagara Street in Niagara Falls, NY. She loved cooking and sharing recipes and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Frances is survived by her brother, Angelo (Carol) Morock, Jr. and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother, Joseph Morock; sisters, Josephine Hockenberry, Mary Aul, Anna Morock, Evelyn Andrews, Margaret Peak, Dorothy Smith and Lucy Morock.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Jude Catholic Church on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 1:30 PM, with the Reverend Ben Ndeyekiyo celebrant. Interment will follow the funeral Mass at Riverside Memorial Park.

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