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Franklin F. Magoon

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Franklin F. Magoon, age 89, of Erie, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Greenfield Township, Erie, Pa., on August 5, 1924, a son of the late Edward and Thelma (Patterson) Magoon.

Frank graduated from East High School and served in the U. S. Army Engineers, in the European front, during WWII. He was employed by Firch's Bakery.

He was married on July 3, 1948, to wife, Lois Ann (Volgstadt) Magoon.

Besides his wife, Lois; he was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman, William and Homer Magoon.

He is survived by two sisters, Sarah Noyer (Edward) of Erie and Edna Barton of St. Petersburg, Florida; sister-in-law, Jenny Magoon of Erie; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Merle E. Wood Funeral Home, Inc. Friends may call at the Brugger Funeral Homes and Crematory, 845 East 38th Street, at Pine Ave., with visiting hours on Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 p.m., with Franklin's cousin, Deacon Martin Eisert, officiating. Online condolences may be offered by visiting www.merlewoodfh.com.

Private burial will be in Erie Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA, 1507 Grimm Dr., Erie, PA 16501, or the Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center, 5439 West Lake Road, Erie, PA 16505.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on July 4, 2014
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