PAWTUCKET – Frances Granoff died on Sept. 26 after a lengthy illness. Born in Providence, she was the eldest child of the late Phillip and Eleanor (Dash) Taber. She is survived by her children, daughter Merle G. Shaer and son Loren Granoff, her grandchildren, Elana K. Shaer and Marc P. Shaer, her sister Wileen T. Coyne and numerous nieces and nephews. She was married to her beloved husband of 66 years, Samuel Granoff, who recently predeceased her. She was also the mother-in-law of the late William H. Shaer.
She graduated from Hope High School, Class of 1945. She was a classically trained pianist, an athlete who enjoyed golf and was a member of the Temple Beth El bowling league. She was a wonderful cook, baker and homemaker.
Special acknowledgment to her caregivers Lucia and Melanie.
Contributions may be made to the “Patient Free Care Program” at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, 02904.