WHAS Radio's Francene Cucinello Dies

by Rick Howlett on January 15, 2010

WHAS Radio personality Francene Cucinello has died at the age of 43.

A statement from her family says Cucinello died today at Norton Hospital in downtown Louisville.

She had been hospitalized since suffering a heart attack on Monday.

In addition to hosting the “Francene Show” call-in program on WHAS for the past six years, Cucinello was a columnist for LEO Weekly and also worked in the Cincinnati media market.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00am Monday at Southeast Christian Church.

(Photo courtesy of www.whas.com)

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Jean January 15, 2010 at 4:44 pm

RIP Francene. May you rest with the angels thank you so much for all your wisdom and toughness and heart that you gave to this community. You will be missed

JC White January 16, 2010 at 10:53 am

I am SO sorry to hear of the passing of my ‘sistah in the biz’, Francene. As a 20 plus year radio personality, formerly of B96, it’s a pleasure to have known her. Her work spoke volumes as she never backed down from a ‘fight’. She constantly asked the tough questions and ALWAYS held her own. I’m proud to have interacted with her and am a better ‘radio personality’ having known her. You will be sorely missed. My condolences and prayers will be with her family.

Elaine Antle January 18, 2010 at 1:03 pm

Francene You well be missed You touched a lot of lives My prayers are with your family.God Bless

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