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Norman E. Franklin
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NORMAN E. Franklin (Age 70)

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Norman Elliott Franklin passed away after being rushed to Reston Hospital Center. A dear husband for 42 years of Josephine Bennett Franklin; beloved father of Ryan Franklin of Ashburn, VA, and Kimberly Franklin Bissohong and son-in-law Philippe Bissohong of Silver Spring, MD. Norman is survived by a brother, Ronald, and sister-in-law, Ruby; and a sister, Myra Franklin Cuff and brother-in-law, Carlie Cuff. Norman was a life member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and current member of the Omicron Kappa Kappa (OKK) Chapter. Norman is a graduate of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, GA and Montclair State College in NJ where he began his career as a secondary school social studies teacher. He went on to earn a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from Fairleigh Dickinson University and was recruited as a Presidential Management Intern by the federal government. Norman retired in 2010 after 31 years of federal service.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the United Christian Parish of Reston on Thursday, April 26 at 10:45am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Norman’s name to the OKK Foundation, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, P.O. Box 2252, Reston, VA 20195 to support educational student scholarships.

Order of service:

10:00-10:45am Viewing

10:45-11:15 am Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Memorial Service

11:15-12:15 pm Service

Interment: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, 831 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA 20170

Repass: United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190

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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
United Christian Parish

11508 North Shore Drive
Reston, VA

10:45 AM -11:15 AM Omega Psi Phi Franternity Memorial Service





11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
United Christian Parish

11508 North Shore Drive
Reston, VA

Cemetery Details


Chestnut Grove Cemetery

831 Dranesville Road
Herndon, VA 20170


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