Elaine M. Franklin

September 24, 2008

Elaine M. (Rock) Franklin


ELLENBURG DEPOT — Elaine M. (Rock) Franklin, 45, formerly of Route 11, Ellenburg Depot, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at her home in LaHonda, Calif., as a result of complications with diabetes, a disease she struggled with for many years.

She was born in Plattsburgh, Sept. 17, 1962, the daughter of Vernon and Helen (Welch) Rock.

Elaine graduated from Northern Adirondack Central School in 1980. She attended Canton College and continued her education at Central City Business Institute in Syracuse. Elaine loved her cats; and as a youth, enjoyed target shooting with her father.

Survivors include her two sons, Ryan C. Murdoch, stationed in Japan with the U.S. Air Force and David T. Rock of LaHonda, Calif.; her parents, Vernon and Helen Rock of Chazy Lake and Ocala, Fla.; a sister, Linda Buxton of Ocala, Fla.; a sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Hany Fathalla of Cedar Park, Texas; a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Martha Rock of Ocala, Fla.; seven aunts, Thelma LaBombard, Nesta Rock, Irene Gilmore, Colleen Rock, Jane Floyd, Josephine Bushey and Geraldine and husband, John Langston; four uncles, Leonard and wife, Julianna Welch, Thomas and wife, Joanne Welch, Bernard and wife, Patricia Rock and Weston Wilbur; a special friend, Michael Bouyea; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her grandparents; two aunts, Lorraine Rock Porter and Elaine Rock Bailey; eight uncles, Gerald Rock, Jimmy Wilbur, Francis Welch, Ralph Floyd, Martin Bushey, Richard LaBombard and a favorite uncle, David Rock of LaHonda, Calif., Thomas Welch Sr. and Edith Welch Barletta of Chazy Lake, Patrick Rock of Ellenburg and Percy Wilbur of Keene, N.H.

A graveside service will be held at a date and time to be announced at the Sheldon Hill Cemetery, Plank Road, Ellenburg Depot.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the David Rock Educational Fund.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers.

To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Elaine (Rock) Franklin please visit http://www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com

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