Frances (Frannie) A. Newman, 81, of Forty Fort died suddenly on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 2012, surrounded by her family in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late William and Molly Ford Bromfield. She was a graduate of GAR High School and attended Wilkes-Barre Business College.
Frannie was employed as a bookkeeper by Signal Finance and Van Scoy International. Following her retirement, she worked a number of years for Bon-Ton.
She had resided in Forty Fort the past 56 years.
Frannie lived her life to be with her family.
She was a member of Forty Fort United Methodist Church.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her daughter, Mollie A. Newman; husband, William I. Newman; and brother, Thomas G. Bromfield.
Surviving are daughters, Sally Van Scoy, Larksville; and Amy Fry and husband, Ronald, Larksville; grandchildren, Tiffany Kuhar and husband, Chris, Kristen Battista and husband, Todd, Tony Van Scoy Jr., Tyler Van Scoy, Dylan Fry and Sydney Newman Fry; and great-grandchildren, Logan, Jackson, Mollie and Hannah Kuhar.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from Harold C. Snowdon Home for Funerals Inc., 420 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. The Rev. Roger E. Griffith will officiate. Interment will be held in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday.