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Franklin Monroe


1917 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Franklin Monroe Obituary
Franklin Monroe

1917 - 2015 NORTH BENNINGTON Mr. Franklin L. Monroe, 98, a resident of Morris Heights, died Saturday, August 15, 2015 at the Rivers Edge Community Care Home in Bennington following a brief illness. He was born in Bennington, VT May 3, 1917. He was the son of the late Henry and Lulu (Macumber) Monroe. Frank received his education in North Bennington. He married the former Helen Mae (Potter) June 17, 1940. Mrs. Monroe died April 13, 1992. Mr. Monroe was employed as a superintendent at Shea Inc. in North Bennington and later at Vermont Hardwoods in Readsboro, VT from which he retired. He enjoyed woodworking and clock making. Frank also enjoyed working in his vegetable gardens and was very fond of his cats. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Shepard of Bennington, two sons, Franklin E. "Sonny" Monroe and his wife, Mary Lou of North Bennington and Gary Monroe and his wife, Pam of North Bennington, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. At the request of Mr. Monroe services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. If friends desire contributions in memory of Franklin L. Monroe may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at : www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 18, 2015
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