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Elizabeth J. (Morris) Franklin

August 13, 1936 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Elizabeth J. Franklin, 85, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Genesis Westfield Center. She was born in Westfield to the late Peter J. and Rose I. (Oleksak) Morris. She was predeceased by her sister, Rose Marie (Morris) Kalwa. She was a 1955 graduate of Westfield High School Business Courses. She worked for Michino’s Bakery, PBX Telephone as an operator and clerk, for Super Finast as a bakery clerk and Ed Moriarty Family Shoes. She was employed as the clerk in the Collectors, Treasurer, Clerks office for the Town of Southwick from 1983-1985 and retired from the City of Westfield Tax Collector's Office. In 1967, she was co-founder with children's parents at Willie Ross School for the Deaf. She enjoyed her  sewing, traveling, flower gardening, & family gatherings  Elizabeth is survived by her loving children, James T. Franklin of Granville, David N. Franklin and his wife Donna of Granville, Richard A. Franklin and his wife Kathy of Bradford, VT and Judy A. Franklin of Cromwell, CT, her cherished five grandchildren, Karen Christensen and her husband Evan, Chad and his companion Cathy, Andrea and her partner Chelsea, Daniel and his wife Brittany ,  and Brandon, and two great grandchildren, Hailey and Andrew Christensen. A Funeral Home Service will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 12 noon in the Firtion Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad St. Westfield followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Southampton Rd. Westfield. Visiting hours will precede the service from 10 AM-12PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Elizabeth’s name may be directed to the Willie Ross School for the Deaf, 32 Norway St. Longmeadow, MA 01106 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1120, Framingham, MA 01701. www.firtionadams.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 4, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 4, 2022

12:00 PM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

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Burial
Saturday
June 4, 2022

St Mary's Cemetery
203 Southampton Rd
Westfield, MA 01085

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