Cosmas P. Franchville, 81, passed away Monday, July 2, 2012, at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills in Tell City.
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He was born to the late Alvin and Emma (Harbaville) Franchville Oct. 13, 1930, in Apalona.
He married the former Dorothy E. Wheeler at St. JohnÕs Catholic Church near Bristow Nov. 18, 1952.Ê He had worked at Woodcrafters in Tell City for 26 years. A member of St. Isidore Cath-olic Church, he enjoyed woodworking, especially building and repairing clocks.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, Ed, Charles, Julius, Jesse and Raymond and his sisters, Mary, Betty and Sister Mary Noel OSB.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Franchville of Tell City; his children, Bob (Sharon) Franch-ville of Gentryville, Tom (Julie) Franchville of Rocky Point, Jeanne Powers of Newburgh, Clayton Franch-ville of New Albany, Dennis (Barbara) Franchville of Floyds Knobs, Michael (Jean) Franchville of Derby, Clarence Franchville of Tell City and Faye (Wayne) Ransome of Huntingburg; a twin brother, Damian Franchville of Hobart; his sister, Margie Hudson of Shelbyville; 18 grandchildren, Jerry and Christine Franchville, Carrie Engelbrecht, Jaclyn Hill, Wade Franchville, Jenna Powers, Robert and Shelly Franchville, John and Doug Franchville, Denise Dvorak, Jennifer Froning, Jim and Joe Franchville, Joanie Troutman, Valerie Franch-ville, Angie LaGrange and Tim Ransome; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Thursday, July 5, (today) at St. Isidore Catholic Church.
The Rev. Tom Richstatter OFM will officiate.ÊBurial will follow in the church cemetery.Ê
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home from 9 to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Isidore Cemetery Fund or Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand.
Messages of condolence may be left online at www. zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.
Published in Perry County News on July 5, 2012