Serena Naomi Franklin

Serena Naomi Franklin

Female 1906 - 2003  (97 years)

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  • Name Serena Naomi Franklin 
    Serena Naomi (Franklin) Stephens Zirkelbach
    Serena Naomi (Franklin) Stephens Zirkelbach
    Born 19 Aug 1906  Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Sep 2003 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Donald and Serena (Franklin) Zirkelbach
    Donald and Serena (Franklin) Zirkelbach
    Notes 
    • HORNELL - Serena Naomi Zirkelbach, 97, went home to her Lord and
      Savior on Monday (Sept. 15, 2003).
      She was predeceased by her father, Edward George Franklin; mother,
      Cora Mae (Miller) Stephens; stepfather, Burt Stephens; brother,
      Clarence Stephens; granddaughter, Tracey Zirkelbach; and husband,
      Donald F. Zirkelbach.
      Serena is survived by her son, G. Donald (Alice) Zirkelbach;
      daughters, Patricia (Rev. Nathan) Dye and Marilyn (Jesse) Cimino;
      grandchildren, Richard (Nancy) Zirkelbach, Joan Zirkelbach, Barbara
      (Peter) Chiariello, Robert (Kathy) Lyke, Susan (Dennis) Cooper and
      Steven (Theresa) Lyke; seven great-grandchildren and two
      great-great-grandsons; special cousins, Jeannie (Bob) Brown; adopted
      granddaughter, Colette Gawlowiez; and several nieces and nephews.
      Serena graduated from the Canisteo Academy. On June 30, 1935, Serena
      married Donald F. Zirkelbach; they were married for 64 years. Donald
      died in 1989. They lived most of their lives in the Almond/Hornell
      area. Serena retired from the Alfred Almond Central School cafeteria
      in 1970. Upon retirement Serena and Donald enjoyed being with family
      and traveling. Four years ago, Serena moved from the Hornell area and
      made her home with her daughter and son-in-law in Rochester.
      Serena had been a member of the Almond Union of Churches since 1935,
      and was active there until her move to Rochester. Serena had been
      secretary of the Philatelies, and a member of the Rebeccah's, and was
      instrumental in getting the women's prayer group started at the Almond
      Union of Churches. Serena enjoyed her family, and church family,
      sewing, knitting and traveling.
      Calling hours were Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Bender-Brown & Powers
      Funeral Home in Hornell. The funeral service was held Thursday, Sept.
      18, at the Almond Union of Churches, 11 Main St., Almond. Serena's
      son-in-law, Rev. Nathan Dye, officiating. A memorial service was also
      held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Hope Lutheran Church, 1301 Vintage
      Lane, Rochester.
      Those wishing to make contributions in Serena's memory may do so to
      the Almond Union of Churches, 11 Main St., Almond, N.Y. 14804.
    Person ID I24227  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Edward George Franklin,   b. 27 Apr 1875, Howard, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1919, Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Cora Mae Miller,   b. 23 Feb 1876, West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1952, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1897 
    Family ID F7226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Donald F. Zirkelbach,   b. 02 Nov 1904,   d. 07 Jan 1989  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1925  Canisteo, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Patricia Zirkelbach
    +2. Gerald Donald Zirkelbach,   b. Abt 1926, Canisteo, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Living
    Family ID F7227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1906 - Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1925 - Canisteo, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Serena Naomi (Franklin) Stephens Zirkelbach
    Serena Naomi (Franklin) Stephens Zirkelbach

    Headstones
    William and Julia Della (Miller) Booher
    William and Julia Della (Miller) Booher
    Standing next to marker is the Booher's neice Serena Naomi Franklin Zirkelbach.