Frances A. Becotte
December 14, 1935 – October 2, 2019
Frances A. Becotte, 83, of South Yarmouth, died peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital in the early morning hours of October 2, 2019.
Frances was born in New Jersey on December 14, 1935. There she married her first husband, Maurice J. Garneau and had 7 children. In addition to a wife, and a mother, she also had a full-time job as a waitress. She remained in New Jersey until 1971. In 1971 she moved to Boston, Massachusetts, was remarried to Daniel Becotte, and gave birth to 4 more children. She lived in Boston for a short time before re-locating to Cape Cod. She also spent a number of years in Florida.
Frances was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great, great grandmother. She was very strong in her faith. She was a member of The First Church of God in Vero Beach, Florida, when she resided there. Frances enjoyed attending the services at The Brewster Baptist Church. When she was unable to attend, she would watch the service on television.
Before becoming ill, Frances lived at Simpkins School Residences in South Yarmouth, where she formed many close friendships. She considered all her friends at Simpkins her family.
Frances was predeceased by her father, Cyrus Wheeler, her mother Dorothy (Holzworth) Ferrone, her late husband, Daniel G. Becotte, of Brewster Massachusetts, her sons, Joseph Garneau And George Garneau, her daughter, Suzanne (Garneau) Penney, her granddaughters, Jennifer Martinez and Destiny Becotte, grandson, Shawn Russell, and her great, great granddaughter, Amaya Cranston.
Frances is survived by her brother, Harry Ferrone of Florida and her 8 children: Edward Garneau of New Jersey, Lucille (Garneau) Smale, of Pennsylvania, Mary Jane Garneau, of W. Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Patricia (Garneau) Flechsig, of Florida, William Becotte, of Grafton, Massachusetts, Daniel Becotte, Jr., of Brewster, Massachusetts, Danette Becotte, of Florida, and Philip Becotte, of Orleans, Massachusetts. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandchild.
Services will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11:00am at Brewster Baptist Church, 1848 Main Street, Brewer, MA 02601.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org.
- Alzheimer's Association
Brewster Baptist Church
1848 Main St
Frances A. Becotte
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