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NAPLES, FLA. – Mrs. Louise E. Barton (Franko), 76, passed away Feb. 12, 2018.

She was born Sept. 16, 1941, to the late Joseph (Farmer) and Julia Franko.

She was a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Louise graduated from Poland High School in 1959 and was a licensed beautician for many years. She loved to spend time with her family. Louise was an avid gardener and bridge player. She also enjoyed playing golf and mahjong, and knitting.

She was born in Youngstown and lived in Cleveland and Wheaton, Ill., until her retirement in 1996, after which she resided in Naples and spent summers in Conneaut Lake, Pa.

Louise attended Saint Ann Catholic Church in Naples and Lady Queen of Americas Church in Conneaut Lake, Pa.

In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by brothers-in-law Morgan Barton, Sam Clemente and Bob Badger; and sister-in-law Lillian Badger.

Louise is survived by her loving husband, Clyde; daughters Laura Weber (Rick) and Beth Lutkauskas (Greg); grandchildren Sarah Weber, Ben Weber, J.P. Lutkauskas, and Danny Lutkauskas; sister Eileen Clemente; cousin Janet Rannenberg; sister-in-law Mary Lou Barton; brothers-in-law Jim Barton (Beulah), Bob Barton (Sibylle) and Fred Barton (Rnet); as well as many nieces, nephews, and good friends.

She will be lovingly remembered by many for her skillful bridge playing and her love for her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Guestbook Entries

Sherwin Williams co-worker

“Hi Clyde, Many years have passed but Jean and I remember visiting you and Louise at your home in Poland. Sorry to hear about the passing of Louise. If you happen to be traveling between Pa and Florida and you are on I-77 please stop by and see us. We live in South Carolina just a few miles south of Charlotte, NC. www.dave57chevy@yahoo.com.”

 » David Hamilton on February 14, 2018

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