Age 88, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother was called home to her Lord on October 27, 2018. Born May 11, 1930 in Lansing, MI.
Surviving are her husband of 68 years, Eugene; 4 children, Kenneth McCloy, Kathleen McCloy, Colleen Swinehart, and Richard (Paula) McCloy; 3 grandchildren, Bethany King, Amber (Spencer) Sattler, and Aaron (Jacquelyn) McCloy; 10 great-grandchildren, Madison and Mark King; Bailey, Aaliyah, Lyrick, and Yosef Sattler; Easton, Cooper, Jessalyn, and Addisyn McCloy; 2 sisters Dolores Mandeville, and Mary Jane O’Malley; brother, Juny Franklin; and many nieces and nephews. Joan was preceded by her son, Christopher Allen; parents, Fay C. Franklin, Sr. and Mary (Sims) Franklin; sisters, Betty and Barb; brothers, Bill and Jack.
Visitation is from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday with a 6:00 P.M. Rosary in the Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing. Funeral Liturgy is 12:00 Noon Friday, Nov. 2, St. Michael Church, 345 Edward St., Grand Ledge, MI with Fr. James Eisele presiding. Rite of committal St. Joseph Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing or Hope Overflowing in memory of Joan. Friends may visit the guest book at www.tiffanyfuneralhome.com