Frances Clute

March 18, 2020

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CLUTE, Frances “Fran” (nee Gagnon). Beloved wife of the late Robert Clute “Bob” for 53 years. Loving mother of Robert (Leslie) Clute, Julia (Michael) Brewer, and Michael (Jenny) Clute. Dear grandmother of Andrew Clute, Justin Clute, Jessica Brewer, Alex Brewer, Emma Brewer, Gracie Clute, Harrison Clute, and Maximus Clute. Sister of Fr. Joseph Gagnon, Mary (the late Art) Ottney and Marjorie Harper. Passed away March 18, 2020 at the age of 76. Visitation will take place at the Hodapp Funeral Home 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd., (Rt.42), West Chester, Friday from 10:30AM until 11:30AM. Private burial at Gate of Heaven to follow. A memorial Mass will be announced at a later date. Condolences at



Fran (and Paul) - Mar 27, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. Fran was a faithful choir member, helpful volunteer, and dedicated parishioner of St. Susanna for many years. I have known Fran for over 20 years through the church choir. She was an excellent musician, and her voice will be missed. Fran and I have spent a lot to time together in the past year, riding in the car to choir practice and Sunday Mass. I am glad I was able to visit her this winter during her time at Cedar Village. We had time together to talk and pray. She will be missed.
Ella Jean Davis - Mar 25, 2020
Musica Sacra would like to send our sympathies to you in this sad time. Fran was the consummate singer, she not only sang with St. Susanna and Musica Sacra, but also with the October Festival chorus every year. She was devoted to her family and to music. We are the poorer for her departing not only for that love of music but also for her way of helping when needed and her ready sense humor. She will be sadly missed by all of us. Ella Jean Davis, Trustee Musica Sacra
Ann McGrath - Mar 24, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your loss. Fran has been a friend since we attended Holy Name Grade School and Shrine High School. I will always remember her beautiful smile and voice. may God grant her eternal life and bless her family members with peace and hope.