Jeanne Franklin, who worked for decades as an energetic and much-loved advocate for seniors in Connecticut, died at her Stamford home Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Franklin, who had a lifelong mission to bring people together across borders of age, culture and religion, was 78.
Franklin is survived by a brother, Tom Warschauer of San Diego, Calif.; son Jim Franklin of Bridgeport; son Jeff Franklin and daughter-in law Dana of Nashville, Tenn.; daughter Jennifer Krulewitch and son-in-law Dan Krulewitch of Westport; and two beloved grandchildren, C.J. and Drew Krulewitch. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John Franklin.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 8, 2015 at the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation in Stamford, with a reception afterward at the Stamford Senior Center.
BURIAL took place on Friday, August 23, 2019 here at Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Stamford Senior Center or the nonprofit Pet Partners, which promotes animal-assisted therapy, activities and education (and which helped train the team of Franklin and Cash).