Owen Franklin

Obituary of Owen Franklin

Owen Franklin, 62, of Lower Pottsgrove Twp., PA, passed away on August 12, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg. Born in Meadowbrook, PA, on June 2, 1960, Owen was the son of the late Lloyd and Theresa (Kindlan) Franklin.


Owen graduated from Upper Moreland High School in 1978, and attended Montgomery County Community College for a short period of time. Owen worked as a press operator for Quad Graphics in Chalfont, PA, for the last 37 years. Outside of work, Owen enjoyed playing guitar for multiple bands over the years, and spending time with his family.  


Owen is lovingly remembered by his wife, Patricia (Broccardi) Franklin; his sons, Joseph Horan, Christopher Horan, and Paul (& Tiffany Hahn) Franklin; his granddaughters, Gabriella Horan, Aubrey Horan, and Riley Jo Franklin; and his siblings, Lloyd “Brownie” (& Ellen) Franklin, Katie (& Jeff) Franklin Armstrong, and Jennifer Franklin.


A Celebration of Life will take place on August 27, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Hauer-Smith American Legion Post 798, 743 E. County Line Rd., Warminster, PA 18974.  


Donations in memory of Owen may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice at Lehigh Valley Health Network and mailed to Lehigh Valley Health Network, Office of Philanthropy, PO Box 1883, Allentown, PA 18015. Online donations may be made to https://www.lvhn.org/giving/make-a-gift#scroll – please designate The Lehigh Valley Hospice Fund.