Mrs. Marjorie H. Franklin, age 88, formerly of Colonial Village, Allegany, NY and East State St., Salamanca, NY died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Absolut of Salamanca following a long illness.
Born February 27, 1924 in Nebraska she was the daughter of the late William and Freda Swartz Herman. She was married to Mr. Charles Franklin who predeceased her on May 15, 1990.
Mrs. Franklin was employed as a sales clerk at the former Sears Store, Salamanca, NY for over 20 years prior to her retirement in 1980.
She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church of Olean, NY and she was the Gold Star Mother of the American Legion, Salamanca Post #535.
Surviving are: 2 daughters, Mrs. Kim (Jerry) Young, Mrs. Kandice (Gary) Brown, both of Salamanca, NY; 1 son, Mr. Kevin Franklin, Salamanca, NY; 6 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and 9 great great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, Keith Franklin in 1970 and a sister, Dorothy Herman.
Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY. on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 10 am to 12 pm at which time funeral services will be held with Rev. Michael Lonto, pastor of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Salamanca, officiating.
Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Salamanca, NY.