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Frances M. Pusateri McKay (nee Bucolo), age 100, of Powder Springs, Georgia (formerly of Lockport, New York) passed away peacefully on August 19, 2017. Born on January 24, 1917 in Lockport, New York, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Corriere) Bucolo.
Frances worked for Harrison Radiator Division of General Motors for 35 years. She was a member of Local 686 Retirees Chapter. She was a member of Saint John Vianney Catholic Church and enjoyed spending time with family, cooking, gardening, and crocheting.
Frances is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Bucolo; her first husband, Salvatore L Pusateri Sr.; and son-in-law, Jack Smith. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Lawrence 'Chuck' J. McKay. Frances was the dear mother of Mary Joyce Smith (James) Ruscansky and Salvatore (Agnes) Pusateri Jr. She was grandmother to Kelly (Laurie) Smith, Jacqueline (Chris) Melton, Cheryl (Luis) Camacho, Kathy (Mike) Laurio, David (Leslie) Smith, Jeff (Dawn) Smith and Antoinette (Scott) Gunby; great-grandmother to Michael and Eric (Genesis) Smith, Brandon (Allison) Melton, Jenna (Brandon) Fowler, Brandi (Tony) Kassam, Luis (Jaide) Camacho, Seth (Katrina) Melton, Cameron, Jacob and Madelynn Smith, Joseph Gunby; great-great grandmother to Blake, Gage, and Penelope Smith, Genevieve Melton, Cary Fowler, Axel Camacho, Bailey, Rowen, and Jack Melton, Kyleigh Reese and Isabella Kassam. Sister of Delia (late Edward) Martin and Jerome (Cindy) Bucolo, the late Santo, Michael, Theresa, Anna, James (Florence) Bucolo, Lena (Marvin) Cummings, and Rose (Charlie) Loiacano. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 PM until 8 PM at the funeral home.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel in Powder Springs, Georgia. Interment will follow at Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs, Georgia. A Memorial Mass will be held in Lockport, New York at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Frances' memory to WellStar Tranquility Hospice, 4040 Hospital West Drive, Austell, Georgia 30106. www.mayeswarddobbins.com 770 943-1511.
Published on August 22, 2017
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