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Frances 'Babe' Chinni, 95, Former Lodi Resident

Frances "Babe" Chinni
Frances "Babe" Chinni Photo Credit: Santangelo Funeral Home

LODI, N.J. -- Frances "Babe" (Lascari) Chinni -- a Bay Harbor Island, Florida, formerly of Lodi -- died on Sunday, April 17. She was 95.

Before retiring, Chinni was the owner-operator of Master's Beauty Academy in Passaic, John Francis Salon in Paramus and the Playgirl Salon in Miami Beach.

She is survived by son, John Chinni. She was the dear sister of the late Henrietta Comp, Angie Rinaldi and Millie Villareal, and Sal, Vito and Andrew Lascari. Chinni was predeceased by her husband, John, and their daughter, Kathleen "Kathi" Hildes.

Visiting hours will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Santangelo Funeral Home, 300 N. Main St., in Lodi. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. at the funeral home, then to St. Joseph Church for a 10 a.m. funeral mass. Interment will be at St. Nicholas Cemetery, in Lodi.

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