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Francesca L. “Fran” Amato-Posata

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday, January 9th from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) to 2:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Francesca “Fran” Amato – Posata, who died on Monday, January 3rd at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, following a long Illness, she was 69 years old. A Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 2:15 pm. Interment will be held privately.

Fran was born on June 13th, 1952 in Palermo, Sicily to her parents Giuseppe Amato & Giovanna (Carollo) Amato. Her parents traveled to the United States when Fran was just months old, settling in East Boston’s “Jeffries Point”. Fran was raised & educated in Eastie. She was an alumna of East Boston High School, Class of 1970. She then enrolled in Boston State College and earned a bachelor’s degree in education. She fulfilled her dream of becoming a teacher. She taught for the City of Boston at the High School level. She loved teaching & taught for over 20 years, but was forced to retire early, due to an illness. She was a very proud mother, and her son David was her pride & joy. She did the best she could to be the best for her son and then later her grandson, David jr. whom she adored. Fran’s happiest days, where when she was at her best, teaching, being a mother, and contributing to make a difference & most of all being with her family whom she loved.

She is the cherished mother of David D. Posata, Sr. of Chelsea. Loving daughter of the late Giuseppe Amato & Giovanna (Carollo) Amato. Dear sister of Ignazio “Zino” Amato & his companion Denise C. Belgiorno of Revere. Adored Nonni of David Posata, Jr. She is also lovingly survived by many family & friends.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Greater Boston, 529 Main Street, Suite 1M17, Boston, MA 02129.


Visiting Hours

Sunday, January 9th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Sunday, January 9th at 2:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home


Will be Private

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  1. Paula (Carcia) Tumber
    Jan 7 2022

    Francine and I were friends since birth!We we’re very close,and She would always call me when things were going on.I would do the same!We shared a lot,we loved the same singers and actors.Especially Fabian…That was our secret!
    Francine was a very,intelligent,caring and kind hearted person.I could talk to her about anything,and she always had the right words,and consoling words to say.She always said”Don’t be afraid…ILove You everything will be ok Sangu Mio”Anyone that is Italian would understand these words.
    I will miss her,and miss talking to her!I will pray for her.I know now she is with her parents,and is very happy.RIP my dear friend,until we meet again!Love you

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