Frances Sposito Shimel died Feb. 8 She was 94.

Mrs. Shimel was born March 17, 1917, and she grew up in Southeast Portland. She attended St. Philip Neri grade school and St. Stephen High School. Her first job was with Sears as a sales clerk and later with Master Engravers. She married Carlo Sposito in 1939. She was a homemaker. Her husband preceded her in death. In 1980, she married Don Shimel, and he died in 2009. She is survived by her two sons, Stan and Carlo; five grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

A  memorial service was held at St. Philip Neri Church. Memorial donations can be made to St. Philip Neri and St. Francis churches.