Frances "Franny" V. Mousseau, 77 of Grove Street, Massena passed away Wednesday evening (March 20, 2013) at her home under the care of Hospice and friends.

Franny, as she was fondly known by her friends, had requested no services. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in the spring.

Franny is survived by her beloved nephew Joe Gabri of Massena.

She was predeceased by a brother, Michael Vari, and a sister, Violet Gabri.

Franny was born February 16, 1936 in Massena, the daughter Michael and Hazel (Veng) Vari. She graduated from Massena High School. Franny was employed for a period of time at Alcoa later working at the Boston Store as a sales clerk.

She married Harold Mousseau October 18, 1958 at St. Mary's Church. Franny and her husband for many years were the primary caregivers of Harold beloved sister Carol Ann. They enjoyed camping for many years in their motor home with her. Harold died March 20, 2011.

Franny was a long time member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Retiree's Club. She also volunteered for the American Red Cross and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. For several years she taught Religious Education at St. Mary's and was a member of the ARC St. Lawrence Chapter. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.

On line condolences may be left with www.phillipsmemorial.com.