Frances Gioia Scurria passed away peacefully at the age of 90 at the Chateau D’Ville in Donaldsonville, LA. She was the beloved wife of the late Simon Scurria. Devoted mother of the late James “Jim” Schifferstein. Daughter of the late Anthony “Tony” Gioia and Josephine Macaluso Gioia. Sister of Antionette “Lena” Cataldo (the late Vincent), Frank Gioia Sr. (Mary) and the late Philip Gioia Sr. (the late Ann). She is also survived and fondly remembered by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Frances was born in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of Meraux, LA before settling in Donaldsonville, LA. She was well loved and will be deeply missed by her family and by all those whose lives she touched.
Frances was laid to rest in a private burial in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.