Frances Badiali

Obituary of Frances Badiali

Frances Elizabeth "Dollie" Badiali, 93, of Gloucester Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017, at Hearthside Nursing Home, State College.

Born January 30, 1924, in Hilltop, NJ, Dollie was the daughter of the late Jesse and Frances Elizabeth Sink Ivins. On June 1, 1946, in Sewell, NJ, she married Bernard N. Badiali, who preceded her in death on June 8, 1992. She loved music, animals, and the beach. A truly remarkable person, Dollie cared deeply about her family and friends and devoted her life to helping them.

She is survived by her son, Bernard J. Badiali, and his wife, Margaret of State College; two grandchildren, Matthew J. Badiali and his wife, Grace, of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Sara Elizabeth Badiali of Portland, OR; two great-grandchildren, Katherine Grace and Amanda Rose Badiali of Fernandina Beach, FL; one brother, Albert Ivins and his wife, Betty, of Bangor, PA; sister-in-law Shirley Ivins and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Dollie was preceded in death by her son, Craig Badiali in 1971, and six siblings.

A celebration of life will be held for family and friends at 11:00a.m. on September 16 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 1730 Old Black Horse Pike, Chew's Landing, New Jersey. A celebration of life reception will be held at 12:00p.m., following the services, at Filomena's Lakeview Inn, 1738 Cooper St, Deptford Township, NJ. 

Burial will be in St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Chews Landing, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide at

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at