Frankie L. Piscitelli

Frankie L. Piscitelli

Frankie L. Piscitelli Frankie Piscitelli, beloved wife, mother, sister, friend, and neighbor, died peacefully on Sunday, September 13, 2020, in her home. She was born in Many to Ellis and Bessie Sibley on April 30, 1928, and graduated from Many High School in 1946. Frankie Lee was one of seven children and joined the U.S. Army-Air Corps, stationed with the Weather Cartography Unit in San Francisco. It is there she met her husband, Domenic, a veteran of three wars: WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He preceded her in death 35 years ago, from lung cancer. She is also preceded in death by her siblings, Robert, Helen, Clara, Elsie, Ellis Ray, and Kitty.

She saw many trials and triumphs in her long life, always maintaining a positive, vibrant attitude about every day. She was always up with the sun and kept herself busy with her house, her family, and her friends. She loved to work crossword puzzles, and have a cup of coffee with her kids, her friends, and her extended family. She was beloved by everyone, always had a positive word, a quip or a joke, a story to tell, always with a spring in her step. She loved her family and loved her life.

She leaves behind her beloved sister-in-law, Annie Piscitelli; brother-in-law, Jack Carter; her six children, Laura (Gerry), Donna (Tom, deceased), Felicia, Joseph, Aimée (James), Mary (Jay); three grandchildren, Rebecca (James), Raphael (Karris), Gabrielle; and her great-grandson, Elliott (Emily). She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors, and special friends, including Kwong and Linda Chu, and their children, Stephanie, Melissa, and Timothy; as well as Sharon and Ron Fox, and their children, Veronica and Reggie.

In lieu of flowers, we ask people donate to one of Frankie’s favorite charities: Animal Humane of New Mexico (, American Cancer Society (, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW, Or any veteran society you choose.

Frankie Lee will be buried with Domenic at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in a private service. Please visit our online guestbook for Frankie at www.

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