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September 17, 2012 - 3:07pm

Frances "Mama" Stevenson

posted by T.J. Woodward.

Frances was born in Nottingham, England on March 6, 1914 a daughter of the late John and Rose Scarlett Attenborough. She worked as a seamstress in England. In 1975 she moved to the United States to be closer to her daughters. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, music, singing, gardening, and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Stevenson who died in 1967, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

She is survived by 3 daughters: Pauline Grice of Batavia, Doreen (Robert) Hedley of Perth, Australia and Yvonne (Thomas) Swyers of Perry, 8 grandchildren: Stephen (Brenda) Grice, Joanne Beck, Veet (Karen) Hedley, Chris ( Jessy ) Hedley, Joey (June) Swyers, Elizabeth “Bibs” (Michael) Emerling, Jacob (Kim) Swyers and Daniel (Ashley) Swyers, 19 great grandchildren, a sister-in-law: Olive Attenborough of Nottingham, England, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made to the Eastside Nursing Home (activities fund) 62 Prospect St. Warsaw, NY 14569. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

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