Jeanne E. Franchi, 88, of Darlington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospice.
Born January 9, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Florence (Smith) Eberman. Jeanne was an avid card player and an active member of former St. Rose of Lima Parish, where she ran the Pierogi fundraiser for 17 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Felix A. Franchi; son, Tom Franchi; daughter, Michael Franchi; one brother; and three sisters.
Surviving are three children and their spouses, Christine(Jay) McCullough, Beaver Falls, James (Diana) Franchi, Wampum, and Paula (Al) Miller, East Palestine; 12 grandchildren, Keri McCullough; Kelly (Kevin) Main, Amy (Ralph Scott) McCullough, Jamie Franchi-Morris, Erin (James) Barkey, Beth Ann (Zach) Dalton, Tori (Devin Brandon) Franchi-Bartoletti, Abbey (Erik)Oses, Elisha (Scott Stanley) Stump, Rhonda Barrick, Lucas Franchi, and Adrienne (Mike) Womelsdorf; 16 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Doris Cantwell, and daughter-in-law Angela Franchi.
Friends will be received Thursday from 1-4 and 6-9 in the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., gabauerfamily funeralhomes.com. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon on Friday at St. Monica’s- Darlington site (the former St. Rose of Lima Parish). Father Kim Schreck will officiate.
Private interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
The family asks that contributions be made in Jeanne’s name to the Divine Mercy Angel Fund, 609 10th Street, Beaver Falls PA 15010.
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