Frances Bartone Moberly

Born on July 9, 1943 in Newport News, Virginia
Departed on March 9, 2021, in Melbourne Beach, Florida

Frances Bartone Moberly, 77 of Melbourne, Florida passed away March 9, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents Leonard M Bartone Sr. and Frances K Bartone, and a brother John P Bartone. She leaves wonderful memories to her children Missi (Rich) Wilkins, Stephanie Wolf, Tony (Melissa) Hartman, Tim (Nicola) Hartman and Warren (Nancy) Moberly. She was blessed with 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She leaves behind her sisters, Lenora (James) Atkinson and Rosanna (Gene) Self, and brothers Michael (Adonica) Bartone, Christopher Bartone and James (Vicki) Bartone, as well as a host of other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly. She had careers in Orlando, FL, Elkhart, IN, Ontario, Canada, and retired from Colonial Uniserv in Newport News, VA before moving to Indiana and finally to Florida. Frannie, as she was called by friends, was an avid Jimmy Buffet fan and member of the Parrot Head Club. Her enthusiasm for life was boundless. She enjoyed participating in the Polar Plunge for many years and was a life-long member of Beta Sigma Phi. A funeral celebration will be held in the summer. She will rest in the Ascension Catholic Church Memorial Garden in Melbourne.

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Carol from Yorktown wrote on March 30, 2021:
Frannie was always willing to help and support everyone while working at Colonial UniServ. We missed you when you retired, but were glad you had a chance to enjoy your Jimmy Buffet and margaritas. Prayers, healing, and comfort to the family.
Maureen Abrahamson from Yorktown wrote on March 27, 2021:
Missed you after you moved. I always enjoyed our dinners at Spring Garden after the VEA meetings. That restaurant is gone too but they were good memories.
Dale Hannusch from Smithville wrote on March 26, 2021:
Sending Peace and Love.
Andrew Byrne from Hampton wrote on March 26, 2021:
She was a very warm person and will be sorely missed.
Toni Hartman from Spring wrote on March 26, 2021:
You were a phenomenally strong woman Always a smile You will be missed
Diane Cannon from Melbourne, wrote on March 26, 2021:
Dear Frannie--you have broken my heart-- I miss you every single day--Thank you for the outings we did--there will not be another friend like you were!!
Sheila Majka from Seaford Virginia wrote on March 26, 2021:
We all loved Frannie so much. She was so good at her job but more importantly she was a true friend to all sho loved her.
Nancy Brooks from Poquoson wrote on March 26, 2021:
I am so sorry. Frannie was dear to us in Colonial Uniserv as well as an invaluable employee. I know she will be missed by all her friends and family.
Brenda R Ridley West from Hampton wrote on March 26, 2021:
Will miss your smiling face and love of life, friend, family and fun. I am thy sister.
HOPE BRENICK from NEWPORT NEWS wrote on March 26, 2021:
I will miss my "older than dirt" (as we joked) long time friend and I enjoyed every visit we could fit in when I was visiting down in Florida after you moved there from Virginia. So glad I got to see you last year when I was down! RIP Frannie Moberly I will find you another day for a toast in Margheritaville! —
Suzanne Skaggs from Houston wrote on March 26, 2021:
Rest in peace, Frances. You competed well: you finished the race: you kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 💕💕💕
carrie bartone from Glastonbury wrote on March 26, 2021:
heres to drinking as many margeritas as you want !!!! its nice to know theres so many angles there too great you, sending love to ALL of the family

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