Francesca (Frances) Dente, 87, passed away on August 17, 2019. She was born on August 20, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY to Antonio and Rosaria Biviano. Frances was the second to youngest of ten children. She grew up in Brooklyn and married her husband, Ralph Dente, Sr. on August 22, 1959. Frances graduated high school in Brooklyn, NY and became an accomplished seamstress, working in Manhattan's Fashion District for much of her early years. She also worked in the restaurant industry for many years following. Frances lived in Deer Park, NY until 1992 and retired to Deerfield Beach, FL where she and her husband remained until 2017. They then moved to Peoria, AZ to be close to their daughter. Frances is survived by her husband, Ralph Dente, Sr., daughter, Roseann Zaner and son-in-law, Richard Zaner, her grand-daughter, Rebecca Kieran and husband, Douglas, grand-daughter, Rachel Zaner and Frances' son, Thomas Dente. She is also survived by her sister, Rose De'Angelo, her brother, Anthony Biviano and his wife, Mary. Private burial at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
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