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Obituary for Frances L Kammerer (Chaplen)

Frances Lorraine (Chaplen) Kammerer, 99, of Enfield, died on September 3, 2023. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 28, 1924 to Joseph and Vincenza (Sileno) Chaplen. Frances enjoyed reading, puzzle books, bird watching and gardening. She loved tending to her flower gardens around her yard. She was a stay at home mother to her children, which she enjoyed very much. She is survived by her sons; Brian Kammerer and his wife Mary of California, Neal Kammerer, and his wife Patty of Connecticut; her daughter, Joanne Deschamps and her husband Paul of Arizona; her brother, Fred Chaplen and his wife MaryAnn of Massachusetts; her daughter in law, Joyce Kammerer of Indiana; her grandchildren, Damien, Jessica, Dennis Jr., Kyle and Craig and 3 great-grandchildren. Frances was predeceased by her husband Joseph in 1987, her daughter Virginia Ellen in 1953, her son Gerald in 1997, her son Dennis in 2022 and her sister Marie Jarvis in 2014. The family would like to thank Tanisha Rooney for helping to take such good care of Grandma. Relatives and friends may join the family on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick Church, 64 Pearl St, Enfield, for a Mass of Christian Burial (Please meet at church). Burial, for those who wish to attend will be held immediately following the Mass at St. Joseph Cemetery, Winsted, CT. Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels is handling arrangements. For online condolences please visit