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Frances M. Lessiter

March 1, 1941 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Frances Lessiter Obituary

MARSHALLVILLE – Frances M. Lessiter, age 82, passed away on January 16, 2024 surrounded by her family.

Born on March 1, 1941 in Barberton, OH to the late George and Mary (Gardik) Jenco, she was a resident of Marshallville since 1974.  A beautician, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother to a family she adored and loved spending time with.  A member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, she enjoyed ceramics, baking, cooking, fishing, and just sitting on her patio with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Bernard (Barb) Jenco, John (Becky) Jenco, and Bobby Jenco.  She is survived by her husband of 59 years, William; daughter, Shelly (Alan) Fox; sons, Mike (Heather) Lessiter all of Marshallville, Donald (Melinda) Lessiter of North Canton, OH; grandchildren, Jordan (Mitch) Savel, Heather (Don) Bruschi, Matthew (Anna) Lessiter, Steven Lessiter, Nicholas Lessiter; great grandchildren, Anna, Ellie, William “Bubba”; sister-in-law, Dora Jenco; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 161 W. Clinton St., Doylestown, OH, 44230, with Fr. Peter Morris, Celebrant.  Burial will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.  Calling hours will be on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, 44230.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice Lifecare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH, 44691, or to charity of one’s choice.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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January 21, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
132 N. Portage St.
Doylestown, OH 44230

Mass of Christian Burial
January 22, 2024

11:00 AM
Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
161 W. Clinton St.
Doylestown, OH 44230


Ohio's Hospice LifeCare
1900 Akron Rd., Wooster OH 44691

A Charity of One's Choice


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