A funeral mass was held July 29 at the Holy Family RC Church, Union City, for Frances Thalman, 79, a lifelong resident of Union City. She passed away July 26. Frances was born in West New York to the late Frank and the late Ethel Convertini. She worked for many years as a confidential secretary for the Weehawken Board of Education. She is survived by her twin sister, Joan McMahon and her sons William J. Thalman and wife Marlene, Michael F. Thalman and wife Yvette and James Thalman and fiance Natasha Senko, grandchildren, William Thalman and wife Jacqueline, Jessica Thalman and Cassandra Henry (nee Thalman ) and husband Joseph. She is also survived by her sister in law Palmy Convertini, her nieces and nephew John McMahon, Frances Vasquez (nee McMahon) and husband Richard, Joann Melillo (nee McMahon) and husband Jerry and Susan Jung (nee McMahon) and husband Donald. Services arranged by the Clerici Funeral Home, Union City.