OBITUARY

Jeanne Franklin

December 9, 1931November 3, 2018
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Jeanne (Michaud) Franklin, 86 and a lifelong resident of Nashua, NH, died on Saturday November 3, 2018 at the Fairview Healthcare facility in Hudson, NH, after a lengthy illness.

She was born on December 9, 1931, the daughter of the late Napoleon (Paul) Michaud and Simone (Dube) Michaud. Her brother and sister-in-law, Normand and Marcie Michaud preceded her in death, as did her sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne and Richard (Dick) Piwowarski. Her husband, Henry (Russ) Franklin also preceded her in death, as did her ex-husband, Hector Durocher.

She attended Nashua High School and was a regular at class reunions. She was a talented needle worker and crafter and a prolific seamstress making much of the clothing worn by herself and her children. She also enjoyed reading, gardening and trying new recipes. A homemaker for many years during which time she raised her six children, she returned to the work force as a retail merchandiser and ultimately achieved the position of Training Supervisor for JC Penney. She retired from JC Penney in 1994 and spent several years traveling the world with friends and close associates. She was also a volunteer for the Nashua Senior Center for several years as a receptionist.

She is survived by her six children and their spouses, Deborah (Durocher) Minard of Bethany, OK, Deanne (Durocher) Fortnam and her husband, Douglas Fortnam of Nashua, NH, D. Yolande Durocher of Chandler, AZ, David Durocher and his wife, Deb Durocher, of Marlborough, NH, Danielle Durocher of Windham, NH, and Damian Durocher of Nashua, NH. She is also survived by her four grandchildren, Heather Fortnam of Nashua, NH, Michael Levesque of Chandler, AZ, Jessica Durocher of Conway, NH, and Brian Durocher of Marlborough, NH.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 4-8pm at the Zis-Sweeney & St. Laurent Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley Street, Nashua NH. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Home Health Care and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr, Merrimack NH, 03054

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, November 15, 2018
REMEMBERING

Jeanne Franklin

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Jim & Sue Velez

November 12, 2018

Thinking of you all...…. I remember Jeanne as a warm, fun-loving person who loved being with her family ! Always nice to chat with and I know she will be missed by so many family and friends. You have many wonderful photos to remember her by which is a blessing...…...Feel comfort knowing that she is at peace now...….

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(May 18, 1958)

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Jeanne, Ethel, Carrine, and Perry
(December 17, 1998)

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Damian and Jeanne
(June 1982)

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(May 14, 1972)

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Jeanne Franklin, Paula Lavoie, Peg Blackburn, Theresa Lawrence, Bob Blackburn, and Yo Marshall
(August 1995)

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FROM THE FAMILY