Behm Funeral Homes, Inc.

182 W High St, Waynesburg, PA


Franklin E. Tennant

June 5, 1938July 22, 2019

Franklin E. Tennant age 81 of Spraggs, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 in Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

He was born June 5, 1938 in Morgantown, WV, a son of the late William Arthur Tennant and Priscilla Mae Miller Tenant.

He was a U. S. Army veteran, serving from 1956 until 1962.

On May 27, 1967, he married Margaret Forbes Tennant, who survives.

Franklin worked as a tool and die maker for several manufacturers, and retired from Rubbermaid in Mogadore, Ohio.

For the past 42 years, he resided in Kuhntown.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two daughters, Kimberly Jones (Bill) of New Matamoras, Ohio and Renee Biagini (Tut) of Spraggs; one son, Thomas Tennant (Janie) of Bentleyville; six grandchildren, Billy Jones, Bobby Jones, Kayleen Cannon, Erin Tennant, Alex Biagini, and Megan Tennant; six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings, Pauline Clark (Jack) of Morgantown, Donald Tennant (Sharon) of Bath, NY, Susan Beall of Fort Pierce, FL, and Clyde Tennant (Martha) of Rochester, NY. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Sammy Young; brothers, James, Junior, and Ralph; and sisters, Anna and Geraldine.

Franklin’s family wishes to express their gratitude to Amedisys Hospice for their compassionate care and support.


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 30, 2019
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, July 30, 2019


Franklin E. Tennant

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Steve & Sandy Fenstermacher

July 30, 2019

We hold your family in prayer today during this difficult time. May God's peace be upon you as you rest in the comforting arms of our Heavenly Father.

Jim and Cindy Reagan

July 29, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.