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Frances Horvat Minshew

March 8, 1927 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Frances Minshew Obituary

Frances Horvat Minshew of Wilmington, NC, peacefully departed her earthly life on the early morning of Friday, November 3, 2023 while at home.  Born on March 8, 1927, she is the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Dusek Horvat.  Also preceding her in death are her husband--William R. "Snag" Minshew; son--Michael J. Minshew; twins--Roak and Ann Minshew; and granddaughter--Catherine M. Brock.

Left to cherish her memory are her son--Mark Minshew and wife Victoria and sons Roaky and Joey; daughter--Toni Bowden and daughter Chelsea; daughter-in-law--Diane Minshew and daughters Jamie and Jackie; and sister--Ann Horvat SCN.

Mrs. Minshew was born in Edenborn (PA).  Her career led her to serve others as a nurse anesthetist for many years in the Duplin General Hospital of Kenansville, NC.  She loved all her family and friends very dearly but her grandchildren were the light of her life.

A service to celebrate her life is set for 12.00 noon on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 in the chapel of Padgett Funeral & Cremation Services.  Family will greet friends during an 11:00 a.m. visitation prior to the service.  Interment will follow in Riverview Memorial Park after the service.  Floral arrangements are welcome or please consider a contribution to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.



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November 7, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services Chapel

Celebration of Life
November 7, 2023

12:00 PM
Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services Chapel

Interment following funeral service
November 7, 2023

Riverview Memorial Park of Watha, NC


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