William Patrick Franklin

March 26, 1939June 10, 2020
Obituary of William Patrick Franklin
Mr. William Franklin, of Copiague, L.I., passed on Wednesday, June 10th at his home surrounded by his beloved family. Bill, as he was known, was retired from FDNY after 34-years of service, most of them with Engine 88 in the Bronx. He was a Past Grand Knight of Our Lady of the Assumption Knights of Columbus. Bill is survived by his beloved wife, Jeannie; and his children - Billy and his wife, Melissa, Jennifer, Susan Turner and her husband, Jim, Jamie and his wife, Christine, and Robbie and his wife, Leslie. He was a cherished grandfather to Danny, Dylan, Cody, Kellyann (Jared), Kirstie, Sarah Kate, Matt, Meaghan and Brendan. Also surviving is his brother, Joe (Kathryn) Franklin, and his sister-in-law, Anne Franklin. Bill is predeceased by his brother, Ben. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, June 14th, from 2:00 - 4:30 and 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. On Sunday evening, Deacon Phil Mills will offer the Wake Service at 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 15th at 9:45 a.m., and interment will follow at 11:15 a.m. at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale. NOTE: New York State Social distancing mandates are in force. There is a maximum of 45 people permitted in the funeral home at one time. Masks are required to be worn while inside the funeral home.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

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Monday, June 15, 2020

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