Of West Newton, formerly of Brighton, passed away peacefully on May 27th surrounded by her loving family in the weeks prior. Beloved wife of 65 years to Charles Franks; loving mother Chuck and Ann Franks of Medfield, Michael and Debra Franks of Brighton, Kevin and Caryl Franks of Foxboro, William Franks, Stephen and Alison Franks, and Christine Franks, all of Newton. Survived by her sister Nancy Kivell of Framingham. Cindy was the world’s greatest “Nana” to many family friends including her 12 adoring grandchildren, Kristen, Jacqueline, Jennifer, Katelyn, Mark, Melanie, Cody, Nick, Zach, Kyle, Casey, and Cory, and her 7 great grandchildren, Olivia, Mikey, Blake, Aubree, Jack, Chace, and Sloan. Cindy was born in Jaffrey, NH, before her family settled on Harriet Street in Brighton which led her to meet her dedicated husband Charlie, also of Brighton. She was a proud graduate of Girls’ Latin School ‘52 and after starting her family, went back to school to become a real estate broker and visiting nurse.
Funeral from the Lehman Reen McNamara Funeral Home Monday June 3rd at 9:30am Followed by a Funeral Mass in St Columbkille Church 321 Market St Brighton at 10:30 am. Visiting Hours Sunday 2-6 pm in the funeral home
In lieu of flowers, donations in Cynthia's name may be made to Good Shepard Community Hospice, 90 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459
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