FRANCES "FRAN" J. MANOLOFF, 79, of Fort Wayne, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Golden Years Homestead, Fort Wayne. Born in Canton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Mitcho and Konstadina Pedroff. Fran served as an Executive Secretary for the firms of K&K Insurance, Central Soya, and Cover-All Rental, in Fort Wayne, before starting her own businesses, Ceramics by Fran and subsequently Craftily Yours. A graduate of Canton McKinley High School, she was an enthusiastic sports fan and continued to follow her alma mater "Bulldogs". She loved her grandchildren, their dogs, and her beloved Cleveland Browns, especially Bernie Kosar. She leaves behind her lifelong best friend, Corinne Dupper Cairns. Also surviving are her husband of 57 years, Mike Manoloff; son, Marshall (Pam); grandchildren, Daniel (Nene), Andrew (Erin Bennett), Kimberly (Nathan); great-grandchildren, Mariah, Elijah, Emma, Michaela, and Atreyu; and great-granddogs, Sophie, Mika, Kylie, Belle, Lillie, Jada, and Carl. Private family services. Preferred memorials to Golden Years Homestead, Fort Wayne or the
. Arrangements by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. To share online condolences, visit www.harperfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 5, 2013