Frances was born in Philadelphia to the late Frank and Louise Donahue Petroski. She passed away tragically, as a result of her injuries when she jumped from her home in a house fire.
Frances was a free spirit, she lived every day to the fullest.
She is the widow of Edward C. Howarth, Jr. Dear Mom of Edward C. Howarth, III, Karen Sampson, Francine Houser, Jason Howarth, Edward Howarth, IV and the late Jesse Howarth. Partner of Mark Gambel. Sister of Paul Petroski and Joseph Petroski. Grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 8.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Service of Christian Burial, on Friday May 22, 2020 at 10 AM, in the HUBERT M. McBRIDE FUNERAL HOME, 2357 East Cumberland Street, 19125, where her viewing will begin at 9 AM. She will be laid to rest with her son Jesse, at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
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