1942 – 2014

LEWISTON — John E. Franck Sr., 71, of Lewiston, passed away on Friday, Aug. 22, surrounded by his family, following a brief battle with cancer.

He was born on Dec. 15, 1942, in Skowhegan to parents Adrian and Priscilla (Michaud) Franck.

John joined the U.S. Army after his schooling. He was a member of the Eagles Club. He was also a volunteer driver for Western Maine and Community Concepts.

He enjoyed and looked forward to his Saturday morning breakfasts with pépère and playing cards at the Eagles Club. He loved gardening and doing yard work, and also going to the dog park and spending time with his dog, Soco.

John worked in roofing, real estate, sales and in several area factories.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Monique; two sons, Kevin Franck and his wife, Bobbi-Lyn, and John Franck Jr.; two stepdaughters, Kelly Ann Thibault and her husband, Glen, and Andrea Rodrigue and her husband Scott; four grandchildren, Amber, Erika, Ciahra and Kyle; a sister, Donna Vaillancourt; and his beloved dog, Soco.

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