Susan D. Franchina
Sunday
20
May

Visitation

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Vander Plaat Funeral Home, LLC
257 Godwin Ave
Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States
Monday
21
May

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Monday, May 21, 2018
St. Elizabeth's R.C. Church
700 Wyckoff Avenue
Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States
201-891-1122
Monday
21
May

Interment

11:45 am
Monday, May 21, 2018
Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Avenue
Mahwah, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Susan D. Franchina

Susan D. Franchina, (nee Combee) age 45 of Oakland, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 after a hard-fought battle with ovarian cancer. She was a 1990 graduate of Ramapo High School and was Director of Operations at Express Scripts. She enjoyed spending time at the Jersey Shore and was known to be compassionate about rescue animals. Susan is survived by her beloved husband, Anthony J. Franchina Jr. and her loving sons; Anthony J. Franchina III and Matthew B. Franchina.  Also surviving is Susan’s mother, Shirley Combee, her father, Donald Combee and her four sisters; Kathleen (John) Richards, Linda (John) Steccato, Jennifer (David) Wells and Donna (Dan) Kowalczyk.  Susan is also survived by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Anthony J., Sr. and Nellie Franchina, her sister-in-law, Melissa Franchina, as well as five nieces, three nephews, extended family and friends who will all miss Susan dearly.  Susan also leaves behind her faithful dog, Chance, and cat, Pumpkin. The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 2:00-6:00 pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Elizabeth RC Church, 700 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ.  The interment will follow at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, NJ.  As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations in Susan’s memory may be mailed to Holy Name Hospice and Palliative Services 718 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck NJ 07666.

 

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