On Easter Monday, April 9, 2012 peacefully in her home. Beloved widow of Lawrence Russell Chase.
She leaves to cherish her memory children, Lawrence Russell Chase Jr., Kenneth Bartley Chase, Marcia Lynn Chase and Peter Townsend Chase; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Graduate of Central High School, graduate of Columbus University of Law in Washington, DC, a reader for the visually handicapped, literacy tutor for many years, Sunday school teacher and most importantly volunteer docent at Washington National Cathedral from 1972 until 2010.
Funeral service will be held at Holy Cross Episcopal, 2455 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring, VA on April 17 at 11 a.m.
Burial service will be at Washington National Cemetery at a later date where Frances will join her husband.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to All Saints Convent, Catonsville, MD or WorldOrphans.org in memory of Frances Chase.
Published in The Washington Post on April 14, 2012