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Obituary of Estelle Franklin
Estelle Bernice E. Franklin (nee Janes), 92, of Vermilion, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 30, 1926 in Memphis, TN and had been a Lorain resident for 56 years before moving to Vermilion.
Bernice had worked in childcare at Little People's Palace, Lorain for many years.
She had been a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Lorain and enjoyed reading and crocheting.
She is survived by her daughter, Janes "Jan" Irene (Bill) Kinloch of Vermilion; sister, Theresa Harper of Memphis, TN; and her half brother, Paul "Rocky" Raffo of Vermilion.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John S. Franklin in 2013; parents, Frank and Irene (nee Urbancic) Janes; and her half sisters, Mary Louise Raffo, and Frances Kimble.
Funeral services will take place Monday, March 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, OH 44089. Private interment will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
The family suggests memorial contributions Alzheimer's Association, 37309 Harvest Drive, Avon, OH 44011 or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
5345 South Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
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