Frances D. Bartone 89, of Gardnerville, quietly passed away at her residence on June 21, 2014 surrounded by her caretakers and family members. Loving wife of 68 years to the late Anthony Bartone. Dearest mother to Donna (Ignatius) Calabrese of Gardnerville, NV, Arthur (Martha) Bartone of Long Island, NY. Douglas (Jacqline) Bartone of San Diego, CA. Loving sister, Marie Kakos of Ventura, CA. Ronald (Rosalie) Martine of Gardnerville, NV, Robert (Gerry) Martine of Dayton, NV. During WWII, Frances worked as a riveter assembling aircraft. She met her husband Anthony when she was 15. He joined the Navy and they were married after the war ended. Preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Anthony Bartone. Parents Adelade and Jasper Martine, brothers, Thomas, Edward (Geraldine) Martine of Laguna Nigel, CA. Devoted Grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces. A memorial service will be held at St. Galls Catholic Church on Saturday, Aug 9th at 10:00 AM. Reception will follow.