Mary Ann Riethman Franklin


First Posted: 2/3/2011

LimaMary Ann Riethman Franklin, 86, of Bedford, formerly of Lima, died Feb. 1, 2011.She married Robert Franklin, who preceded her in death.Mrs. Franklin was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, Lima, where she was a member of the choir and the Altar Rosary Society. She was a beloved wife, loving mother and dear cousin.Survivors include three sons, Robert J. Franklin, Anthony G. Franklin and Mark T. Franklin.She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lou Franklin.Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Bedford. Burial will be at noon Monday in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Bedford.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose Catholic Church.Condolences may be expressed at www.johnson-romito.com.