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Frances M. Winkler Jul 27, 1938 - Nov 18, 2018

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Frances M. Winkler, age 80, passed away peacefully at her home on November 18, 2018 surrounded by her family and friends. Fran was a lifelong Delaware County resident most recently living in Bethel Twp. Fran was a 1956 graduate of Springfield High School. She graduated from West Chester University earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and earned her Master’s Degree of Education from St. Joseph’s University.  Fran also earned her CSN from Cheyney University. She worked for Bryn Mawr Hospital, Delaware County Memorial Hospital and South East Delco School District from where she retired. Frances enjoyed being involved in her community organizations, traveling, and working with mosaic tiles. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church. Fran was blessed with dozens of loving friends and neighbors of her Riviera Community.


Fran was the daughter of the late Francis & Margaret Collins Figarola, former wife of the late Frederick Winkler and Mimi to her late grandson Michael.


SURVIVORS: her loving children Frederick Winkler, David Winkler (Denise), Kathy Ulmer (Dave), and Janet Pelone (Mike). Her siblings Robert Figarola, Margaret Smith, and Donald Figarola.  Loving Mimi to her beloved grandchildren, Jennifer, Joseph, Anthony, Allison, Dalton, Meghan, Aubrey and great grandchildren Damian, Vanessa, Ava, and Kayleigh. She will be missed by her loyal dog, P.D.


VISITATION: Friday from 10-10:45am at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home, 5980 Chichester Ave. Aston.

FUNERAL LITURGY Friday at 11:00am at the funeral home.

BURIAL: Private.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Frances’ name may be made to St. Francis Ministries, c/o Roman Kelly, 2441 Kensington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125


Service Location

Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home

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Begins: Nov 23, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am

5980 Chichester Ave

Aston, PA 19014


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Wendy M Geno says:

Submitted on: Nov 21, 2018

Sending so much love and strength to you all. May the sweetest memories run through your hearts. Much love & respect, Mac (Patches) & Wendy (Firecracker)

Brenda and Jesse Johnson says:

Submitted on: Nov 20, 2018

Fran, You were the matchmaker for Jesse and I. We have so many good memories of dinners and long conversations at your house. You were so good to us and we will always love you...Love, Light & Peace

John(“Lutzie”)Lutz says:

Submitted on: Nov 20, 2018

On behalf of my family I would like to extend our condolences to the whole Winkler family at this difficult time. Sincerely, John, Charlene and Miles Lutz

walter & patricia fatz says:

Submitted on: Nov 20, 2018

We shall miss a very old and dear friend. I'm sure she has earned a beautiful place in Almighty GODS heavenly house. When Pat and I returned from England in 1961, Fran was one of the first of my friends to come forward and befriend her. Fran will be missed by so many.

Joan Brandow says:

Submitted on: Nov 20, 2018

Fran will be missed by all who knew her. I will remember her good company and regret her loss. My condolences to her family, especially Bob and Joyce.

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