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Barbara “Jean” Franell

  • On September 12, 2022

Barbara “Jean” Franell, age 67 of Washington, PA passed away suddenly on September 10, 2022. Born on February 22, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Edward Avery. Beloved wife to the late Howard Franell. Loving companion of John Doyle. Cherished mother of Carlos (Kelly) Franell, Carla (Jason) Christopher, Ja’Net Franell, Anthony (Melissa) Franell and Brittany Franell. Loving grandmother of several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Larry (Sharon) Avery, Charles (Lisa) Avery, Sheron (Greg) Godfrey, and Gregory Avery. She was preceded in death by her son, Howard Franell, Jr. ,brother, Albert Clemon, and sisters Carolyn Smith and Briget Avery.

Jean loved crafting, traveling and shopping, but most importantly cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 2 PM – 4 PM and 6 PM – 8 PM at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724)-260-5546.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, kidney.org.

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Rob Gatling
My condolences to my family at this time. My aunt "Mean Jean" will truly be missed. She truly was one of a kind. May the family find peace during this difficult time.
Christine and Duane Grayson
We are very sorry for ya'lls loss. Prayers being sent to all.
Michael Drew
My sincere condolences to her family such sad news May her light shine in Heaven 🙏🏿😢
Farrah Green
I will miss you my friend. We’ve had some crazy times became the best of friends. Near or far when we talked we never missed a beat. Oh our crafts was definitely something to talk about. I will miss your kindness and generosity to others. Save a seat in heaven for me we’re gonna have a lot of catching up to do “Mean Jean” Earth will not be the same but we cherish all the memories and will see you again. Sorry for y’all’s loss.
my aunt Jean was a good woman. she took care of my grandmother to the end. she always made me laugh, she welcomed me with open arms. I love you and you will truly be missed🙏