Pauline R. Franco

Birth Date: 
Saturday, January 6, 1923
Date of Passing: 
Friday, June 24, 2022

Pauline R. Franco (Graser), age 99, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 at Altercare of Navarre.

She was born in Wooster to the late Frederick and Marie (Schauff) Graser.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James S. Franco, two sons Jimmy and Edward and two brothers Pete A. and Harold E. Graser.

She is survived by daughters Bonnie (Bud) Workman of Canton, JoAnn M. Benchot of Akron; son Fred Franco of New Philadelphia; grandchildren Bonnie (Tom) DeMarsh of Canton, Chip (Sue) Workman of Canal Fulton, April (Keith) Lewis of Louisville, Danyell (Brad) Fields of New Philadelphia; nine great-grandchildren Craig (Danielle) Workman of Oberlin, Cody Workman of Denver, Dr. Cameron (Lexie) DeMarsh of Canton, Chloe DeMarsh of Denver, Sgt. David Jones, USMC of NC; Nicholas Jones, Olivia and Colton Lewis all of Louisville and Anthony Fields of New Philadelphia and two great-great grandchildren; nephew Rodney (LuAnn) Graser and niece Rhonda Graser both of Wooster along with many other nieces and nephews in Niles, Girard, McDonald, Warren and Youngstown.

Pauline retired after 27 years with Rubbermaid, Inc.  She loved cooking, gardening, bowling, bingo and playing cards.  She was an avid fan of the Wooster High School band and the Cleveland Indians.

She was a life member of St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Wooster.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster with Rev. Stephen Moran as celebrant.  Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the church.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to St. Mary’s Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691.

The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff at Altercare of Navarre and Hospice for their kind and loving care and the late Rev. Robert Gibas for his spiritual guidance, compassion and friendship.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to St. Mary’s Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691.

Visitation: 

Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the church.

Service: 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster 

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Dear Family, my heart aches for you all in your time of sorry.Know that your Mom has come home to Jesus in Heaven. Peace and love to you all. Cousin Evy

I will always remember the fun playing bingo with my mom and Pauline in Doylestown. Sending sympathy to Bonnie, Joann and Fred Your mom was so nice.

Very nice neighbo knew the family well R S P

So sorry to hear that Aunt Pauline has passed... such a loving and gentle woman. Have added her to a very long list of relatives to pray for. May she rest in peace.
Love, Vickie( and Don of course!) Thinking of all of you.

Sorry to hear Aunt Pauline has passed.
My condolences and prayers to all the family.

Sorry to hear Aunt Pauline has passed.
My condolences and prayers to all the family.

I had the pleasure of taking care of pauline at altercare we grew to become friends and she meant so much to me..I will miss u pauline

May the Lord grant you eternal rest Mother Pauline. May God continue to watch over all the loved ones left behind. Amen.

So sorry for your loss.
Prayers for you and your family.
Rose

Sorry for your loss prayers with the family your mother was a very special lady loved by all Who knew her, she was a blessing to anyone who knew her. I am sorry I was unable to attend the services!

Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother; she was always such an inspiration of life and always managed to look 20 years younger than her age! Loved seeing the three of you at bingo!

Bonnie you are in my prayers and thoughts. I know how dedicated you were to your mother.

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