Frances S. (Carlesi) Laughlin 71 of Fairhaven passed away Monday July 18, 2011 at the Brigham and Women’s hospital after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary (LaFace) Carlesi. She was born in New Bedford and lived in the New Bedford-Fairhaven area most of her life. She was employed at Titleist Co. as a packer until her retirement. Survivors include her brothers Joseph Carlesi of New Bedford and Geno Carlesi of Florida; many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Antonio Carlesi and Louis Carlesi Jr. Her funeral service will be held 11 am Friday. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.