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MaryAnn (Rokjer) Franco

March 26, 1948 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 71)

Wynantskill-MaryAnn Rokjer Franco, 71 passed away suddenly on Saturday August 24, 2019 at St. Peter’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Born and raised in Troy, she was the daughter to the late Robert Rokjer, Sr. and Joan Byron Rokjer.

MaryAnn worked for Cluett & Peabody and retired from Rensselaer County as a legal secretary.

MaryAnn is survived by her children Anthony Franco, Jr. of Wynantskill, Sara Franco of Wynantskill and Jenna Franco (Jeremy Bleakley) of Johnsonville, her grandchildren Travis Bleakley, Vera Bleakley and Madilynn Franco, her siblings Barbara (Lawrence) Goudreau, Linda (the late Walter) McClure, Francis Rokjer, Robert Rokjer, Jr., Michelle (Joe) Lecuyer, her former husband Anthony Franco, Sr., also survived by several nieces and nephews. MaryAnn was predeceased by her brother Larry Rokjer and sister Susan Williamson.

Family and friends are invited and may call from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Wynantskill Funeral Home, 294 Whiteview Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Funeral mass 10:00 am on Friday August 30, 2019 at St. Michael the Archangel Church 175 Williams Road, Troy. Burial to follow at Cemetery, Troy. Memorial donations in memory of Maryanne may be made to Susan G. Komen, Breast Cancer Awareness at https://ww5.komen.org/Donate/Donate.html

Please visit www.wynantskillfh.com. 

Donations may be made to:

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas TX 75244
Tel: 1-877-465-6636
Web: http://www.komen.org/

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