FRANCES “FRAN” FARINA, 98, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Coventry Meadows Rehabilitation & Nursing, Fort Wayne. Born in Danbury, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Teresa (Mecilli) Scorza. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. She was a bookkeeper for both her husband’s business, Farm Implement Store, and Tom’s T.V. and Appliances in New Haven. She was also a licensed beautician. Fran loved bowling and was a member of the WISBA League. She is survived by her sons, Michael Farina of New Haven and William Farina of Fort Wayne; and three grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom Farina in 1991; three brothers; and three sisters. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven with calling from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Father Bill Sullivan officiating. Burial is in the church cemetery. Preferred memorials are to Masses or Alzheimer’s Association . Arrangements by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. To leave online condolences please visit

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