Frances Mary Smith

September 8, 1943 - September 5, 2023
Frances Mary Smith

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 Frances Mary Smith, 79, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at Carriage Inn of Steubenville.  Fran was born on November 8, 1943, in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Andrew Cavaciuti and Anna (Blendowski) Cavaciuti.

 Fran was an amazing daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt.  Fran was a member of the Eagles in Wellsville, loved spending time with family, playing bingo, and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers. Fran worked for Kent State, doing janitorial services, and tended bar for the Abdella’s at the City Grill.

Fran is survived by: her brother, Andrew; daughter, Dawn Rosato; son, Fredrick (Kelly) Rosato;  son-in-law, Daniel Howell; 5 stepsons, 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren, with a 4th on the way.  Fran is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins; also the staff at Carriage Inn of Steubenville, who had become her second family.   Special thanks to Kim Blake and Melanie Coburn for their exceptional care and compassion.

Fran was greeted in heaven by her four sisters, one brother, her loving husband, Clyde (Sonny) Smith, her parents, Andrew and Anna Cavaciuti, and her daughter, Christine Howell.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 11,2023 from 6PM-8PM at the MacLean Chapel of Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-Riverside Ave, Wellsville.  To view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and leave condolences to the family, please visit 

Visiting Hours

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel - Directions
Riverside Avenue Wellsville, OH
  • Monday, September 11, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  • September 09, 2023
    Joann Cavaciuti says:
    So very sorry sending condolences and prayers may she rest in peace.

  • September 09, 2023
    Joann Cavaciuti lit a candle:
    Lit since September 9, 2023 at 9:44:36 PM

  • September 09, 2023
    Bruce Cavaciuti says:
    Condolences from the Cavaciuti family in Nevada my dad is Andrew Cavaciuti her brother my kids are Alyssa, Andrew, and Michael and my grandson is Vincent Cavaciuti