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Deanna Lynn Franc

Deanna Lynn Franc

Deanna Lynn Franc, 21, of Ephrata, PA, was taken too soon as the result of a car accident on Friday, September 27, 2019.

Deanna was born in Ephrata on March 25, 1998.  She graduated from Ephrata High School in 2016 and then pursued a nursing career.  She was currently employed at Country Meadows Retirement Community in Hershey, PA.

Deanna married her loving husband, Cory J. Franc, on June 16, 2018.  They have one daughter, Roselynn Mae and were about to welcome their second daughter, Ava Marie, in a few months.

Deanna enjoyed spending time outdoors and being on the water.  She loved hunting, fishing, swimming, and boating.

She also loved to travel and go to the beach. 

Deanna was a member of Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church in Brownstown, PA.

In addition to her husband and daughter, Deanna is survived by her mother, Laura, wife of David Bolich of Lancaster, PA; maternal grandparents: Ron and Dolores Earnest of Ephrata, PA; paternal grandparents: Linda and Colin Gockley of Stevens, PA; great-grandfather: Vernon Benner of Lancaster, PA; and two aunts: Lynn, wife of Terry Capwell of Ephrata, PA and Trish, wife of Joe Basile of Italy.

Deanna was preceded in death by her father, Clarence V. Gockley.

She will be remembered as a great mom, wife, daughter, granddaughter, and friend.

Friends will be received at Ebenezer E.C. Church, 23 South State St., Brownstown, PA 17508 on Friday, Oct. 4 from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9-10 a.m.  Memorial services officiated by Pastor Scott Phillips will begin at 10 a.m. at the church on Saturday.  Place of interment will be Mellinger's Union Cemetery, Stevens-Schoeneck, PA.

Please consider memorial donations benefitting Deanna's daughter, made to the Roselynn Mae Franc Fund at Members 1st Federal Credit Union, 836 E Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522.

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John and I are very sorry to hear of your loss. We did not know Deanna but learned of her from our granddaughter, Lauren Stout who loved her and her family so much.
~ John & Cathy Durante
Me and my family send our condolences to the Cory and his family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
~ Lindsey Karwacki and the Karwacki Family
Deanna was a friend of my daughter Emily, they graduated high school together. I am so saddened to learn of your loss. I too am an LPN that works the night shift and understand the challenges Deanna must have faced. I hope your happy memories will bring you comfort in the time ahead. My condolences to all the family.
~ Kathryn Karl
I met Deanna in high school. We use to ride to school together. She was a great person to be around. It’s such a tragedy that she’s gone. My deepest condolences to her family, fly high angel..
~ Sam Boyd
Deanna was one of the most beautiful, loving, and caring people I’ve ever known. She was only here with us for a short time, but she touched so many lives. She was such an amazing mother, wife, nurse, and friend. I wish I could have spend many more days laughing with her. She inspired me to be a nurse and I’ll make her proud. I’m sorry D that I didn’t get to say goodbye but I know you and baby girl are watching over us all. Love you...
~ Hannah Elnora Hillman
I’m so sorry for your loss. My prays are with you. Deanna was such a sweetheart. And it was a pleasure to get know a great person
~ Micki Giumento
My condolences to the family. I lift you up in prayer as you go through this time of grief. Deanna will be missed. May God be with you and lean on him for support and comfort.
~ Shenon Arment
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
~ Sharon Frost
Dave & Laura, our family sends prayers to your family and we are so sorry for the loss of Deanna. Please know that you are in our prayers and hearts.
I wish there was some way to take this pain from you and your family. My heart goes out to all of you at this terrible time. God must have needed a special angel. Praying for the Lord to wrap his arms around you and guide you through this. Be strong, my friend.
~ Linda Haller
We are heartbroken at the loss of Deanna. She was a beautiful caring loving young women who touched the hearts of all she met. We will miss her dearly. Thoughts and prayers to all her family and friends at this difficult time.
~ Sheila & David McIntosh
Laura & David (and the rest of Deanna's family) - I am so incredibly sorry to hear about Deanna's untimely passing. Words cannot describe how sorry I am... I will always remember her as one of the most friendly, outgoing people who was never at a loss for words. May God be with you all in this very difficult time. She was very lucky to be loved by so many and will undoubtedly watch over you always.
~ Melissa Anderson
When I met Deanna she was in high school. I was working at the then Denver Home and she volunteered Monday nights in the activity lounge. I could tell right away that she had a heart for our senior population. It was no surprise when she told me she wanted to be a nurse. I gladly wrote letters of reference. I remember her sitting with residents pouring over the prom pictures. She was everybody’s adopted granddaughter. They loved her. I loved her. She loved us all back. Such a loss. Please tell Rosalyn often what a loving, caring mom she had. Hug each other in Deanna’s honor.
~ Wren Dillon
I am sending my sympathy. For the loss of you daughter and granddaughter. My heart and prayers go out to all of you. Karen Moyer.
~ Karen Moyer
Our hearts are heavy with sadness, as we mourn with you this great loss.
~ Maureen
I did not have the gift of meeting Deanna in person. Although I’ve met and loved her mom Laura and her dear grandparents Ron and Doloris. A life taken too soon. But a life remembered forever in our hearts. I love y’all. In constant prayer for y’all.
~ Tricia Wiginton
R.I.P Deanna you were one of best friends I miss you something terrible I tell my self I wish this was all a nightmare fly high my angel until we meet again ❤️❤️
~ Holly wanamaker

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