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Frances Ann McKenna, age 79, of Gloucester City

On October 4, 2022. Age 79. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 56 years to Charles “Walt” McKenna, Jr. Loving mother of Dr. Ann Marie “Amy” Bescherer (Dr. Rudolph, Jr.) and Allison B. Mankoski (Mark). Loving Mom-Mom of Mark S. Mankoski, Jr. and Morgan P. Mankoski. Also survived by many cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur J. and Anna Bastien.

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Fran was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1961. She received her bachelor’s degree from Immaculata University in 1965. Fran worked as an institutional researcher at Gloucester County College for over 15 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, October 11th, from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 AM in the church. Interment will follow in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or online at Please memo, Frances Ann McKenna.

Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Frances Ann McKenna. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City.  Ph: 856-456-1142