Laurel Franklin

Obituary of Laurel Lee Franklin

Franklin, Laurel Lee (nee Epplett)

Passed away peacefully at the age of 73 on Friday, March 17 th , 2023 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance.

Beloved wife of Jack Franklin for 39 years. Loving Mom of Steve Weaver and his wife Sue, Tracey Mastronardi and her husband Rino. Proud and devoted Grandma of Makenna Weaver. Adored sister of Rob Epplett (June), Mike Epplett
(Joyce) and Tim Epplett (Trish). Dear sister-in-law of Mac and Karen Franklin. Lee will also be remembered by her many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews and lifelong friend Kathy Epp. Missing her also will be her cherished fur babies Oreo, Wheezie and George. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Dorothy Epplett and her mother-in-law and father-in-law Lorne and Esther Franklin.

Lee spent many late nights and travelled many miles with Jack going near and far to car races. When she wasn’t at a car race she loved to watch movies and was a big fan of horror flicks. She could also be found at the local arena where she loved to watch her granddaughter figure skate. Lee will be remembered for her thoughtfulness, kindness and generosity to everyone she knew and loved.

Family would like to give a special thank you to the staff on Medicine A at Chatham Kent Health Alliance for their kindness and compassionate care of mom during her illness.

As per Lee’s wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family service will be held at a later date.

If desired in lieu of flowers, Lee requested donations be made to the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society in her memory


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