The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

December 1, 2012

Frances L. Howard

Star Beacon

GENEVA — Frances L. Howard, age 92, of Geneva, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Geneva Village Retirement Center.

She was born July 14, 1920, in Ravenna, Ohio, to Russell E. and Hazel (Howell) Applegate.

Frances worked as a finisher at Geneva Rubber Company.

Survivors include her children, Pete (Pattie) Howard of Conroe, Texas, Bob (Paulette) Howard of Clermont, Fla. and Judy Howard of Geneva; seven grandchildren; numerous grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Mullins of Geneva.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul W.; a grandson, Sean; sisters, Margaret Wimeis and Mabel Leonard; and a brother, Ed “Dewey” Applegate.

No calling hours or funeral will be observed; burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva. There will be a service at the family’s convenience.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004 in her memory.

WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva was in charge of arrangements.

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