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Frances Turco

Thousand Oaks, CA


Frances Turco, 90, died peacefully 5th August 2018 at her home in Thousand Oaks. Mrs. Turco was born April 28, 1928 in Toronto, Canada to Rose and Michael Longo.


She was raised during the great depression with her brother Nick and sister Rose. Frances loved dancing and won many awards in Canada. She followed her dancing dreams to California and worked as a dance instructor at Arthur Murray Dance Studios, where she met her future husband Carmin Turco. They fell in love and were married in 1959 in Hollywood. They raised 2 sons and 2 daughters.


Frances was a dedicated wife and mother and an excellent cook and bocci ball player. She was very proud of her Italian heritage and was the President of Club Italia. Frances was known for her cooking, especially lasagna and pizzelles. She was a resident of Thousand Oaks since 1971.

She is survived by 2 sons and 2 daughters, Allen, Dean, Roe and Anna. She also has 6 grandchildren, Boyd, Bryant, Trevor, Laurel, Dean and Angelica.


Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, August 13 at Griffin Family Funeral Chapels, 101 E. Wilbur Rd., Thousand Oaks. Interment will follow at Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake village.



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