Thomas Franklin (1945 - 2016)

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Thomas Unger Franklin, age 71, of Eldersburg passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016, at Carroll Hospital after a long illness. Born February 9, 1945, in Baltimore, MD he was the son of the late Rusell Franklin and Lorraine Unger Franklin. He was the devoted husband of Barbara Podolsky Franklin. Tom had retired in 2010, from the Henry H. Lewis Contracting firm in Reisterstown, MD where he had been a project manager for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors, particularly hunting, fishing, crabbing and the Eastern Shore culture. Depending on the circle of friends, Tom was known as "Mr. Fix It", "Popular Mechanics" or "Too Tall". He was an avid Ravens and Orioles fan. Surviving in addition to his wife are son and daughter-in-law, Jarret and Jennifer Franklin; daughter and son-in-law; Judith "Cori" and Thomas Klein; brother, James Franklin; mother-in-law, Alice June Podolsky and grandchildren, Isabella Grace Franklin and Maxx Anthony Franklin. The family will receive friends at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm and Thursday from 6 to 7:30pm. A prayer service will follow the visitation on Thursday at 7:30pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the .



Funeral Home
Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-795-1400
Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 10, 2016
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