LAKEWOOD, Pa. - Franklin "Bird" France passed away at his home in Lakewood, Pa., Feb. 9, 2013, in his favorite recliner.
Born March 25, 1939, he grew up in Paterson, moved to Green Pond and Stockholm, then to Big Spring Road in Franklin before moving to Pennsylvania 12 years ago.
Bird loved going to the Ogdensburg softball games, was always at school sporting events, and liked being with his dogs, Tucker and Winston, over the years.
Bird will be missed by many, including his sons, Fankie France and his wife, Patrice, of Lakewood, Pa., and Casey France and his wife, Melissa, of Stockholm; and his four grandchildren, Dylan France and Tyler France, both of Hamburg, and Jack France and Megan France, both of Stockholm; along with many friends and relatives in the area.
A private family memorial will be held in his honor.