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Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Senior Member George Lee Franklin

Obituary: George Lee Franklin, 84, of St. Inigoes MD passed away suddenly on August 28, 2023 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on July 22, 1939 at the National Homepathic Hospital in Washington D.C. to the late George Harold Franklin Jr. and Gladys Levina Hayden. George was a lifelong resident of Maryland. He attended the Calvert Homes Elementary School and graduated from Northwestern High School where he met the love of his life, Frieda Ann Purschwitz. They married on July 26, 1957 at Central Baptist Church in Cheverly, MD. Together they celebrated over 66 wonderful years of marriage. He and his wife enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S., especially to the National Parks and Alaska. Eight days after their wedding his active-duty service with the U.S. Marine Corps took him to Parris Island, S.C. He served his country with the Marine Corp for seven years until his Honorable Discharge in 1964 as a Corporal. He was employed by Washington Gas Light Company for 38 dedicated years. He worked in the credit department, telephone service and as supervisor his last five years. His hobbies included fishing, model trains, gardening and volunteering with the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department. He […]

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