SOUTH ATTLEBORO - Francoise (Croce) Shevchuk, 92, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Alexander A. Shevchuk.
Born in Septemes-les-Vallons, France, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Alpe) Croce. Mrs. Shevchuk came to the United States from Marseilles, France in 1946 and settled in Pawtucket, she moved to South Attleboro in 1964. Mrs. Shevchuk was employed by the Fram Corporation, East Providence for forty years until retiring in 1980.
She leaves a stepson, George A. Shevchuk of Little Compton; a stepdaughter, Dorothy Bachand in California; a brother, Jean Lucien Croce of Marseilles; four grandchildren, Amy Kiser of North Attleboro, Julie Griffin of Scottsdale, Arizona, Deborah Bachand in England and Kimberly Bachand in California; a nephew, John Michel Croce of Marseilles; a grandniece, Carla Croce of Marseilles; a grandnephew, Cyrell Croce of Marseilles and two godchildren, Frederick M. Villeneuve of Pawtucket and Lynn Paulson of Canton, South Dakota. She was the sister of the late Fernande M. Croce.
Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. From WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Newell Burying Ground, South Attleboro. VISITATION will be Wednesday 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 will be appreciated. For online condolences visit: