Frances Bucciero Hitchcock of West Haven passed away peacefully on July 9, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Steve Hitchcock. She leaves her brother John Bucciero, her cousin Michele Costa Shapiro, her nephew Nick Bucciero and her niece Gina Bucciero. At the time of her death she was employed as an insurance underwriter at the Knights of Columbus. She will be missed by many friends, both 2 and 4 legged. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 8pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. On WEDNESDAY a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 in St. Jerome Church 254 Wall St., West Long Branch, NJ. Burial will follow in Woodbine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to CT. Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT. 06405 or to Halfway Home Rescue (halfwayhomeonline.com).