Dr. Franklin Jew Chinn

November 19, 1925March 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 20, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 21, 2014

Dr. Franklin Jew Chinn

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December 20, 2014

Dr. Chinn was my father, Sam Fong's doctor and friend. My dad was Dr. Chinn's contemporary, b. 1923. During appointments they would chat about their favorite foods and current activities. My mother, Alice, always remembers how Dr. Chinn special ordered TWO eggs in his doong every year when the Church held their annual doong-making sale. My mom and I send our condolences. We just learned about Dr. Chinn's passing from the ACC newsletter.
Colleen Fong, Oakland, CA
Alice Fong, Castro Valley, CA

March 21, 2014

It was a pleasure to have known such a fine man. A very special thank you to him and Rebecca who took care of Henry and Maryellen Oyama. May Dr. Chinn rest in peace and may God give the whole Chinn Family strength as they live through this most painful time. Sincerely, Mickie & Rebecca Wolfing.

John Puente

March 20, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with the Chinn family in this time if their loss. Dr. Chinn Sr. was our family physician for over thirty years. His kindness and gentle spirit will be greatly missed.

March 20, 2014

Sending our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the Chinn family. Dr. Chinn was our family doctor from 1957 to 1983, when we moved to Arizona. He as a great doctor and a very kind person.
LaBerta Speer Waters and Tom Waters
Chandler, AZ

Lori Waters Schneider

March 19, 2014

He was a wonderful man and doctor, he was my doctor from birth to 18 years old; plus he came to my wedding! I will always remember him with kind thoughts. Sympathies to the family.

Lori Waters Schneider

tom petersen

March 19, 2014

The passing of a man whose personal and professional standards were a role model for many is a sad day indeed. His legacy will continue through his children and I suspect his grandchildren as well.

Don Zacharias MD

March 18, 2014

Dr. Chinn was a real role model for me on my arrival in Sacramento in 1980. I was sorry to hear of his passing but know his legacy will long endure. My condolences to his wonderful family.

Martha Kirk, CCVI

March 18, 2014

Dear Lily,

Dick let all the Sisters know of Franklin's death. Be assured of that our thoughts and prayers are with you.
I have always enjoyed the little visits we have had a homecoming.

With sympathy,
Sr. Martha Ann

Betty Clark

March 17, 2014

So sorry for your lost. He was a great doctor,who was so proud of all his children. Always in our harts forever.

Lee Welter

March 17, 2014

Dr. Franklin Chinn's legacy reveals the tremendous value of a loving, devoted family. The world needs more like them.