Frances Marian Ducastel

January 10, 1926February 18, 2013

Frances Marian Ducastel, 87, of New Bern, died February 18, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

She was of the catholic faith, and she served our country in the U.S. Marine Corp during World War II. She is preceded in death by a son, Steven Wallace.

She is survived by her children, Richard Wallace and wife Patricia of Dumfries, VA; Lance Wallace and wife Gloria of New Bern; Anita O’Sullivan and husband Patrick of Chandler, AZ; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

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David Barkdull

February 24, 2013

Fran was my absolute favorite mother in law. Always happy and upbeat. when I knew her she was a good and generous friend. My thoughts and prayers are with Fran and the family.

Judith Phelps

February 22, 2013

Dear Ducastel Family,
Your mom was my mother's (Minnie Wiggins) roommate at Homeplace for a while and Fran was such a sweetheart. She would always want to know if mama was dong ok and kept a close check on her. That was special to me. Mama loved her and at Christmas she made sure I had picked up a gift for Fran.
My sister Retha and I have continued to visit since mama's passing in Jan. 2011 and will certainly miss Fran when we go to Homeplace for our next visit.
May all the treasured memories you have of your mother be a source of comfort in the days to come.

Jo Anne Boulger

February 21, 2013

Dear Richard, Lance and Anita, and family members all of you,
Please know that your darling mother is looking over us with perfect love and guidance. She is where we all hope some day to be, with our Lord.
She had been like an older sister to me for we were only ten years difference in our age. I admired her as a person who was loved by so many people. She served her country and was a good person. I am proud to call her my aunt and dear spiritual friend. We all loved her dearly.

Shirley Ayers

February 20, 2013

Dear Lance, Richard and Anita. My heart goes out to all of you, during the loss of Mom. I will miss her cards, our talks on the phone, and visits when she came to Greensboro, before she became ill. We shared some wonderful memories. God is holding her close now. You're in my prayers.
Love, Shirley

David & Pauline Perrault

February 20, 2013

Richard, Lance, Anita and Families, please know that you and your Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother are in our thoughts and prayers. Our only wish is that we were closer so we go offer our love, thoughts and prayers in person.