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October 19, 1942 - March 05, 2020

Franklin A. Dodd, age 77 of Coitsville Township passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday March 5, 2020 at Beeghly Oaks Center in Boardman.

Franklin was born October 19, 1942 in Youngstown, Ohio a son of Franklin S. & Mary B. Markovich Dodd.

He was a 1960 graduate of Ursuline High School.

Franklin was a brakeman and conductor for New York Central Railroad which later became Conrail.

He participated in Civil War Reenactments, member of NRA, a member of 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and had an interest in guns.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Youngstown.

His first wife the former Patricia K. Perlozzi whom he married May 5, 1962 passed away December 28, 2013.

He will be sadly missed and remembered by his family; his wife Audrey L. Dodd whom he married August 24, 2015; his children Franklin J. (Cheryl) Dodd of New Castle, Pa.; David A. (Tonya) Dodd of Stockport, Ohio; Colleen (Arthur) Vallas of Canfield, Ohio; Marilou (John) Geletka of Canfield, Ohio; Mary (Chas) Sinclair of Boardman, Ohio; Joseph H. (Heather) Dodd of Utah; 16 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

He also leaves his sister Diane Dodd of Salem, Ohio.

His parents and his first wife Patricia preceded him in death.

There will be services held at 12:30 PM on Monday March 9, 2020 with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio officiating at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home in Hubbard with calling hours prior to the service from 11 AM to 12:30 PM.

Franklin will be laid to rest at St. John’s Cemetery in Lowellville.

Memorial contributions may be made in Franklin’s memory to American Diabetes Association 4500 Rockside Road Suite 440 Independence, Ohio 44131; or American Cancer Society 525 North Broad Street Canfield, Ohio 44406.