Francesca Scarborough (nee Romanelli), 53, January 21, 2023. Loving mother of Tommy and Randy (Brittany), devoted grandmother of Carter, Cayce and Natalia, as well as her sons' father, Thomas Scarborough, with whom she spent many years. Francesca is also survived by her companion of the last 13 years, Chris Heil, and his children, Sammi, Chrissy, Ashley and Amber; her siblings, Michelle, Renee, Ralph and Gina, many nieces and nephews, great-nieces, a great-nephew and a great-great-nephew. She was predeceased by her son, Andrew Scarborough/Romanelli, and her brother, Michael.
Francesca was born in Philadelphia to Ralph and Helen Romanelli, who lived in s small part of Kensington called "The Village," where everyone was family. She loved life, the beach and gardening, but, most of all, she loved time with family.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 11:00 A.M. to Noon at Hollen Funeral Home, Inc., 3160 Grant Avenue (West of Academy Road), Philadelphia, PA.
To share condolences with Francesca's family, please go to www.hollenfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, family would prefer donations in Francesca's name to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Flowers should be delivered by no later than 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Arrangements by Hollen Funeral Home, Inc., Thomas J. Fluehr, Funeral Director, 3160 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114, 215-698-2500, www.hollenfuneralhome.com.
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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 781352, Philadelphia PA 19178-1352