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Obituary for Frances Renate O'Connor (Lorenzen)

Frances Renate O’Connor, 85, of Franklin, died Friday, March 13, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Frances was born in Germany to the late Theo and Maria Petersen Lorenzen. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brianna Kennedy. She was of Lutheran faith and the former owner of Sleepy Hollow Cottages.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John O’Connor; two sons, Michael O’Connor of Venice, FL. and Thomas O’Connor of Ocoee, Fl.; two daughters, Eileen Worthington (David) of Greenup, KY and Phyllis DeNeef (Gino) of Franklin; sister, Helga Walter of Carle Place, NY; and a brother, Theo Lorenzen of Palisades, NY. Mrs. O’Connor also has eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren surviving.

In honoring Mrs. O’Connor’s request, there are no services planned.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.