Frances Osborne

Obituary of Frances J. Osborne

Frances J. Osborne, 83, of Pequannock, died Sunday, February 20, 2022. 

 Born in Passaic, Frances was raised there, and was a graduated of Passaic Valley High School. Marrying Cornelius "Bill" Osborne in February of 1959, the couple settled in Pequannock to raise their three children. 

After her children were grown, Frances returned to the workforce, earning a position as a Senior Administrative Assistant at Nabisco in Fair Lawn. After 14 years there, she happily retired in 2007. 

Throughout their marriage, Frances and Bill loved to travel. Vacations to Hawaii, Point Pleasant, and various locations in Florida are most fondly remembered.

They were very active members of the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Wayne for many years. Frances was always a kind and welcoming presence in the church, and was the first to welcome newcomers to the congregation. She was friendly, warm, and generous. She was also a longtime active member of the Wayne Seniors. 

She is survived by her children, Scott Paul Osborne and his wife Rachel, Gregory William Osborne and his wife Karie, and Lisa June Eddy and her husband Kevin; her grandchildren, Grace Katherine Eddy, Corey Alexander Osborne, Lauren Nicole Osborne, and Charles William Osborne; as well as her dear friends, Melanie Ferrari and her husband Louis. 

Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4-8 pm at the funeral home, with a wake service at 6 pm. A funeral service will be held 10 am Thursday at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Wayne. Burial will follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. 



4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
M. John Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Tpke
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Holy Resurrection Church
285 French Hill Road
Wayne, New Jersey, United States
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