Frances A. Yasmer, 74, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, with her daughter by her side. She was the mother of Linda Adamsons of Portland and the late Carol Cremers of Waterbury.Frances was born Aug. 21, 1943, in Waterbury. She was a graduate of Crosby High School and worked as an administrative assistant, most recently at Middlesex Hospital. Fran enjoyed reading, traveling with her family, and most of all spending time with her beloved grandchildren.She was loved and will be missed by her grandsons, Michael Cremers, Nicholas and Christopher Adamsons, and granddaughters Michelle Radtke and Megan Cremers. She took great delight in her great-grandchildren, Aiden and Avery. Fran was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Anne (Aldorisio) Magnati.Funeral services and burial will be private. Friends may call Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Portland Memorial Funeral Home, 231 Main St., Portland.In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to a charity of your choice, or to the charity closest to Fran’s heart, St. Jude Hospital for Children.