Lillian F. Carson

| March 11, 2019

Lillian F. Carson, 93, of Franklin, passed away on March 9, 2019 at The Caring Place.

Born on July 3, 1925 in Franklin, she was the daughter of the late Lee Verne and Clara Frances (DeLong) Snyder.

After high school, Lillian received her Beautician License from the Beauty School in Oil City.

She then opened her own shops in Bradleytown and Wyattville, where she styled and cut hair for over 40 years.

Lillian married the love of her life, Wilbert L. Carson and started their life together; he preceded her in death on August 5, 2009.

In her spare time, Lillian loved being around her family and friends.

She always enjoyed her “ladies” from the beauty shop and the time she spent in her garden and canning.

She also will miss all of the friends she made at The Caring Place during her time there.

Most of all, she cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her great-great-grandchildren.

Lillian is survived by her two daughters, Ruth Ann Boughner and her husband, Gerald “Jerry”, Sr., of Cooperstown, and Beth Christine Gordon of Franklin; her grandchildren, Leanne Prichard and her husband, Thomas, of Dempseytown, Laurie Osgood and her husband, Stephen, of Plantation, FL, Joni Sausman and her husband, Daniel, of Rocky Grove, and Kari Osborn and her husband, Shawn, of Franklin; her grand-daughter-in-law, Denise Boughner; her nine great-grandchildren, John Prichard, Tiffany Mitcham, Carly Boughner, Tyler and James Thomas, Christian and Michael Osborn, and Bob and Jacob Cramer; her two great-great-granddaughters, Kamdin and Kinslee Mitcham; and her sister-in-law, Peggy Snyder.

In addition to her parents and husband, Lillian was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Carson; her two infant children; her grandson, Jerry Boughner, Jr.; her three brothers, Herbert, Edwin, and Leighton Snyder; and her sister, Kathryn Proper.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at The Caring Place, 103 N 13th Street, Franklin, PA 16323, from 10 am to 11 am.

Funeral services for Lillian will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at The Caring Place, starting at 11 am with Reverend Rachel Johns, pastor of the Rocky Grove Avenue Presbyterian Church, and Pastor Jeremy Stoufer, Chaplain of The Caring Place, co-officiating.

Interment will be held at Bethel Cemetery.

Funeral arrangement were entrusted to Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin, PA 16323.

The family of Lillian Carson would like to thank the staff of The Caring Place for the wonderful care they provided to Lillian during her stay there.

Memorial contributions can be made in Lillian’s name to the VNA Hospice Foundation, 491 Allegheny Blvd, Franklin, PA 16323.

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