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Agnes FRANKLIN


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Agnes FRANKLIN Obituary
FRANKLIN, Agnes M. Agnes M. Franklin (nee McCarthy) died peacefully surrounded by her son and daughter on November 26, 2016. She was born to John J. and Agnes (Hatton) McCarthy on January 13, 1925 in Brooklyn NY. Agnes lived on Ehrhardt Rd in Pearl River, NY for 50 years before moving to Lawrenceville, Ga in 2010. She spent her last three years in Alpharetta, GA. She was predeceased by her parents, a brother John J McCarthy Jr, a sister Eileen McCarthy Lloyd, her husband John and also longtime companion Bernard Shenkman. She is survived by her daughter Patricia (Jim) Shields of Duluth, GA, her son John (Peggy) Franklin of West Covina, CA and grandson Thomas(Terri) Kennedy of Kennesaw GA as well as two sisters-in-law, Josephine Franklin and Agnes (Sibby) Franklin and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Franklin was employed by Lederle Laboratories of Pearl River, NY for 31 years. While there, she was very active in travel and sports organizations within the company. She was also a longtime member of St Aedan's Catholic Church in Pearl River where she was involved in many ministries including lecturing, CCD teacher, Eucharist Minister. The family will receive at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 10 AM Thursday Dec. 1 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Queens, NY. Condolences may be left at www.billheadfuneralhome.com. Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 30, 2016
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