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Frances L. Aponas

September 18, 1923 - April 25, 2017
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Lewiston, ME- Frances Lavern Rose Draa Aponas, age 93,  passed away peacefully after a short illness. She was a resident of Marshwood Center nursing home in Lewiston, Maine where she was loved by everyone.

She loved to visit, make you smile, share a laugh, and hold her stuffed puppies and cats. Fran shared her birthday with her Grandson, Dan Siniscalchi and was able to be present for his birth and loved to be entertained by his daughter Vanessa.

She and her husband, Harry, started the G&W Drive-Inn in Newton Falls, Ohio in the ‘60s. Upon retirement they moved to Asheville, NC spending many hours exploring, hiking, and playing bingo.

After she and Harry suffered strokes in 2013 they moved to Maine to be closer to their only child, Janet Siniscalchi.

Fran married Harry in 1956 and was never apart from him until he passed away in 2015 at her side.

She leaves behind, her daughter with husband Bill Siniscalchi, grandsons (and their spouses) Dan (Annie) and Josh (Nesarin), granddaughters Vanessa, Denise Draa Moore (Ken), and Darice, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephew.
Her son, Roy Draa, and only sibling, Ella Smith preceded her in death.Burial is May 26 at Riverside Cemetery, Painsville, Ohio, however there will be no services.

Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick, ME 04011, where memorial condolences may be expressed at