June 13, 1926 - November 30, 2019
Fabulous Frances Ohlman, 93 years old, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Frances was born in Danville, PA on June 13, 1926 to Clarence and Martha Saunders. She graduated from Bloomsburgh College with a degree in teaching. Frances married George A. Ohlman and moved to Malone over 60 years ago when George was relocated to work at the Evening Telegram. Frances worked as a teacher before going to work for the Telegram in the advertising department. Frances was an active member of the community and involved in many groups, charities, and social events in which she shared her passion for people and life. Frances enjoyed painting, gardening, playing bridge, crafting, reading, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends. Frances is survived by her daughters Elizabeth Sciacca and son-in-law Dominic of Chelsea, MA and Martha Boyko and son-in-law Arthur of Pleasant Valley NY. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Melissa Sciacca, Emily Boyko, Abigail Boyko, and Jason Boyko, all of whom she was very proud of. Frances was fortunate to have a special group of people she considered her extended family; the Duquette family, and Danielle, Jamie, Dylan, and Cameron Keating, and her numerous close friends whom she adored. Frances was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Ohlman, her son, George A. Ohlman Jr., and her sister, MaryAnn Saunders. Frances is also preceded by her long-time companion, Edward Duquette. The family would like to thank the entire staff at the Farrar Home for their sincere and compassionate care they showed to Frances during her years there. She considered it her home. Calling hours will be held at St. Mary-Murphy-Wilcox Funeral Home on Saturday, December 7 from 9 to 10:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame Church, Malone. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Fabulous Frances Ohlman, 93 years old, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Frances was born in Danville, PA on June 13, 1926 to Clarence and Martha Saunders. She graduated from Bloomsburgh College with a degree... View Obituary & Service Information
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