Name     Frances DeGuglielmo Tingle
      December 10, 1927 - August 15, 2018
Service Information     Monday, August 20 - 11:00 AM
St. Francis Church
325 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Interment Information     Cambridge Cemetery
76 Coolidge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Visitation     Sunday, August 19
4:00-8:00 PM
Memorial Donations     St. Mary of the Annunciation Church
134 Norfolk Street
Cambridge, MA 02139


TINGLE, Frances DeGuglielmo, age 90, of Cambridge, passed away peacefully on August 15 after a long illness in her home surrounded by her loving family. Frances is survived by her four loving children, James Tingle, Jr and his wife, Catherine, Garrett Tingle and his wife Janice, Ruth Crowley and her husband Peter, Robert Tingle and his wife Margaret. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years James “Cotton” Tingle of Arapahoe, NC and 9 brothers and sisters, the Honorable Joseph DeGuglielmo, Very Rev. Antonine DeGuglielmo, OFM, Mary Frisoli, Robert DeGuglielmo, Lillian Ferraro, Austin, Walter, Lawrence and Joan DeGuglielmo. Known as “Mama Tingle” she leaves behind 7 grandchildren; Garrett, Alyssa, Michela, Aidan, Joseph, Jennifer, Seamus and 3 great-grandchildren, Brooklyn-Rose, Austin, Jaxton and many loving nieces and nephews. Frances Tingle was born in Cambridge to parents Austin and Mary DeGuglielmo. She attended St. Mary High School, Cambridge and graduated from Emmanuel College with a degree in social work. After raising four children she returned to the workforce at Bioran Medical Laboratory, where she worked for more that 15 years rising to the level of Billing supervisor. Frances was a passionate volunteer in her church and community and known for her generosity. She enjoyed playing scrabble, bridge and writing her memoirs. Her family and friends will remember her as a devoted mother and friend who opened her door to everyone. “Frannie” was witty, feisty and fun-loving and will be missed dearly. Funeral from the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis St., CAMBRIDGE Monday at 10 AM followed by a Rite of Christian Burial in St. Francis Church, 325 Cambridge St., Cambridge Monday at 11 AM. Visiting Sunday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 134 Norfolk St., Cambridge 02139.