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Gina Impoco Frangie

October 4, 1930 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Obituary

(1930-2024)
Gina Impoco Frangie passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 4, 2024. She was born in Springfield to the late Joseph Impoco and Stella Marie (Gallo) Impoco on October 4. 1930. Gina attended Classical High School and American International College, and went on to teach in the Wilbraham School system for more than 25 years. Gina leaves behind her devoted husband of more than 66 years, Frederick, and her loving brother and sister-in-law Joseph and Joanne Impoco of East Longmeadow, Brother-in-law William Frangie of Springfield, Sister-in-law Dorothy Voth of Kansas City, and Maryclaire Frangie of Enfield, Connecticut. She was predeceased by her loving brother Salvatore Impoco, sister-in-law Joyce Impoco, and Brother-in law Simon Frangie.
Gina is survived by her two children, John of Whately, and Frederick and his wife Debbie of Hampden, Massachusetts. “Nonni” leaves behind the treasures and pride of her life, her grandchildren, Ryan and Nick of Hampden, and Mychaela, Victoria, Alexander, and Gabrielle and their mother, Jennifer Williams Frangie. Gina leaves many loving nieces, Cathy (Impoco) Grant and Laura (Impoco) Guerin and her husband Rob of East Longmeadow, Rosemary (Romenius) Kalill and her husband James of Kansas City, Tina (Impoco) Nieves and her husband Raoul of Connecticut, Samantha (Impoco) Giuggio and her husband Nick of South Carolina, Mia (Impoco) Young and her husband Joe of California, Mary Teresa (Frangie) Stratton and her husband Adrian of Portland, Maine, Julie (Frangie) Cassaboom and her husband John of Portland, Maine, and Gina Impoco, Lisa (Impoco) Gibson, and Paula (Impoco) Bruno. Additionally, Gina leaves nephews William Romenius and his wife Brenda of Church Falls, Thomas Romenius of Derby, Kansas, Lance Impoco and his wife Vicki of Florida, Peter Frangie and his wife Jill of Needham, Massachusetts, and Matthew and Michelle Frangie of Westfield, Massachusetts. Gina was predeceased by her nephew and God son Anthony Impoco, who had married Christine (Hellquist) Impoco of Southwick, Massachusetts.
Gina was an active communicant of St. Anthony’s Maronite Church. Gina distinguished herself as a tireless and dedicated teacher in the Wilbraham school system. Besides math, she taught and emphasized the importance of a strong work ethic which was instilled by her immigrant parents who established Impoco’s Poultry during the Great Depression. Following her retirement, Gina and Fred spent countless hours following the academic and athletic accomplishments of their grandchildren who will always carry the fondest memories of their Nonni. To her husband she was the devoted, adoring, and always the loving soul mate. To her sons she was the guiding light, driving force, and inspiration who was always loving and nurturing and every bit the mother, teacher, driving force, and guiding light who was always there when they needed her.
A private memorial service will be held for close friends and family, her care is entrusted to Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Anthony’s Maronite Church, 375 Island Pond Rd. Springfield, MA 01118. To leave an online condolence visit www.forastiere.com.


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St. Anthony's Maronite Church
375 Island Pond Rd, Springfield MA 01118

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