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Frances Louise Alford Cordine




AAFA #0976

1932 FL – 2012 IN


Frances and her daughter Susan Stanfield

Photo from Susan Masaitis Stanfield, AAFA #0994


Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home

Fountain City, Wayne Co., IN—_____ February 2012


            Mrs. Frances Louise Cordine, 79, passed away on Saturday, February 11, at Golden Living Center Golden Rule.

            She was born March 26, 1932 in Cantonment [Escambia Co.], Florida to Thomas Miles Alford and Anna Mae (Radford) Alford. She lived most of her life in Pensacola Florida before moving to Richmond [Wayne Co., IN] a year ago.

            Mrs. Cordine is survived by her daughter, Susan Stanfield; sons, Gerald Masaitis, John Cordine, Eric Cordine and Steven Cordine,

            Mrs. Cordine was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Michael Masaitis; and 15 brothers and sisters.

            Private services will be held by the family at a later date.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records do not list her death.

            We included the obituary of her sister Azelina Patricia Alford Collins, AAFA #0523, in Louisiana Obituaries.

            Louise married (1) Charles Wayne Masaitis, and (2) John Francis Cordine.

            Three of her children are members of AAFA: Susan Masaitis Stanfield, AAFA #0994; Gerald Masaitis, AAFA #0977; and Eric Cordine, AAFA #0978.

            Notes from Susan Stanfield: She was cremated and is buried in Whitmire Cemetery in Ferry Pass, Escambia Co., FL, beside her son and parents. The family held a wake during the week of her birthday to celebrate her life.

            For more information about this family, see AAFA’s published genealogy, Known Descendants of Henry Miles Alford.

            Her lineage: Frances Louise 1932 FL1, Thomas Miles 1873 AL2, Richard Reddin 1843 AL3, Henry Miles 1815 SC4, Job 1763 NC5, Julius 1717 VA6, James 1687 VA7, John 1645 VA8.