Francesca (Frankie) A. Salmieri (nee Link), age 81 of St. Peters, Missouri, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed January 12, 2022. She was born on February 5, 1940 in St. Louis, the oldest of three children born to Andrew L. and Jane I. Link (nee Salmieri) of O’Fallon, Missouri. She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth J. (Ditch) Schoendienst and Jessica A. (Ditch) Morris, along with beloved grandchildren Ashley (Chambers) Gianino, Paige E. (nee Gardner) (Blake) Campbell and three great-grandchildren. Frankie leaves brothers George (Mary Sue) Link, James (Marcia) Link. Frankie is preceded in death by her beloved grandson, Eric C. Chambers.
Frankie most enjoyed her career caring for others as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a talented artist, enjoyed reading and traveling.
Following her wishes for cremation, there will be no service. Memorials may be made in her name to Evelyn’s House, c/o The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1000 North Mason Road, Creve Coeur, Missouri 63141 or GivingBarnesJewish@bjc.org.