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Obituary for Jeanie Franklin (Canavan)

Highland Lakes – Jeanie Franklin, 61 years old, passed away at her home, unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 .

Jeanie was born on May 31, 1961 in Yonkers NY, to Joseph and Vivian (Paruta) Canavan. She owned and operated Valley Paint and decorating in Bergen County with her husband, before retiring five years ago.
Jeanie was a resident of Highland Lakes for the past 34 years and a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church.

Predeceased by her parents, Jeanie is survived by her beloved husband, Russell, of 34 years. Cherished mother of; Michael of Highland Lakes NJ, and Daniel of Sussex NJ. Devoted grandma to Tanner. Loving sister of John Canavan of Lavallette NJ, and Bob Canavan of Suffern, NY. Jeanie is also survived by Tanners mother, Melanie Ruhl of Sussex, NJ.

A memorial mass for Jeanie will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 11AM at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church (185 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ). Cremation is private and under the direction of Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94, Vernon NJ.