Debora Ann Frankish

May 10, 2023
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Canandaigua- Debora Ann Frankish, age 70, passed away peacefully at F.F. Thompson Hospital on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

Friends may call on Thursday (May 18th) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Funeral  Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday (May 19th) at the funeral home. A private burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Reed Corners Federated Church, 4030 Rte. 247, Canandaigua, NY 14424; or to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Debi was the daughter of the late Harold K. Davie and Betty R. Smith Davie. She was a graduate of  Canandaigua  Academy. Debi had been a waitress for many years at the Akropolis Restaurant in Canandaigua. She was a member of the Reed Corners Federated Church.

Debi was a creative crafter, who could make beautiful creations. She was also an avid bowler for many years. Most of all she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who always put others before herself. She was especially over-the-moon in love with her grandchildren.

Debi is survived by her husband of 50 years, Frederick C. Frankish; daughter, Kristie (Mathew) Nielsen and Casey (Samantha) Frankish; 7 grandchildren, Emily, Faith and Grace Nielsen and Finley, Isabella, Ryan and Quinn Frankish; three sisters, Donna (Anthony) Leskovistch, Dianne (Steve) Siebert and Deanna (Peter) Bell; four sisters-in-law, Elaine (Robert) Green, Lorraine (Eddy) LaDue, Georgia (Robert) Sperano and Monica Frankish; one brother-in-law, John (Anne Copella) Frankish; aunt, Mary Jo Smith; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Debi was predeceased by her parents; and by brother-in-law, Gary Frankish.

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Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Thursday, May 18, 2023
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
2583 E Main St. Gorham
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Funeral Service

Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Friday, May 19, 2023
2:00 PM
2583 E Main St.
Gorham, NY
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Tina King from Stanley,NY on May. 12, 2023

I will miss seeing her at functions at Camp. She is missed! Prayers to her family!

Diana Palmer from Shortsville NY on May. 13, 2023

My heart goes out to Deb's family at this time of your loss.

Anne Copella on May. 13, 2023

Will miss Debi dearly. She was so loving & kind to all. God has given a chance to see Heaven through Debi. Now God has her back
& we need to go on with what she taught us. Love & kindness to all. But most of all, smile always
Love you always Debi
Praying for Fred, Casey & family, as well as Kristie & family,love you all

Joanne Burley from Canandaigua NY on May. 13, 2023

I am so sorry for your loss. Have known your Mom and Dad for many years and always enjoyed their company. Let your memories get you through these difficult times. ❤️

Gail Squier from Shortsville, NY on May. 13, 2023

Sorry to hear of Deb's passing. She was a caring and great person. Also a fun person, we had some great memories and she will not be
forgotten. Prayers for all.

John Swarthout from Rushville NY on May. 16, 2023

My sincere condolences to you, Fred, and your family. May fond memories bring some comfort to you during these difficult times. My prayers will be with you.

Roberta Butler from Geneva NY on May. 17, 2023

I am very sorry to hear about Debbie's passing.
May is not a good month for you and me.
Roberta Butler

Grace {Adams] Whitham from Greenfield, Indiana on Dec. 4, 2023

I am so sorry hear about my cousin Debi ! I used to know her and sister Donna when we were young girls, My deepest sympathy to the family. My Mother was Uncle Harold's sister.May God be with you this Holiday Season.

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