Franklin, 86, beloved husband of Marilyn, of Sun City West died January 1, 2020. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 14818 W. Deer Valley Dr., Sun City West, AZ.
He married Marilyn Doebel, who survives him on March 17, 1999 in Sun City, AZ. He and Marilyn lived in Sun City until 2010 and then moved to Sun City West. He enjoyed golf, skiing and travel.
He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, a Founder Member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Elks Lodge, Valley of the Sun Ski Club, American Legion, and VFW.
He was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Ambrose and Robert.
Burial will be later in Greene County, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be addressed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950, or The Foundation for Blind Children, 1234 E. Northern Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85020 or to charity of choice.
A proud veteran, Ray will be honored by family and friends at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, on November 27, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.