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Louise J. Franklin

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Louise J. Franklin, 93, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Frey Village Nursing Center, Middletown.

She was born on June 22, 1925 in Middletown Pa. and was the daughter of the late Rollie and Pearl (Brubaker) Franklin.

She was a member of New Beginnings Church, Middletown; PARSE, and Middletown Area High School Alumni Association. She attended the Thompson Business School in 1944.

In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her sister, Eleanor Books and her brother-in-law Samuel Books.

Louise is survived by her nephews, David W. Books and his wife Nancy of Greensboro, N.C. and Donald L. Books of Graz, Austria.

A tribute to her life will held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 230 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery, Middletown Pa.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Beginnings Church, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057.

Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com.