Franklin Ferguson, 75

Franklin Ferguson passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center.


Frank was born on Jan. 30, 1934, in Hampton, the son of Edward and Rose (Crapeau) Ferguson.


Frank had been employed at Telescope Casual Furniture for 32 years in the maintenance department. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. 


He was an avid auto enthusiast, particularly older cars. His passion was his 1931 Chevy. Frank was a hard worker with a big heart. His hobby was cutting trees. He was well known throughout the area. He was in love with his grandchildren.


Frank is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Harriet (Winchell) Ferguson. He is also survived by two sons, Jeffrey Ferguson and Wayne Ferguson, both of Hampton; and three daughters, Debbie Winkler and her husband, Alwin, of Salem, Cindy Ferguson of Whitehall and Connie Ferguson of Schaghticoke; and two stepsons, Gary Monroe of Schaghticoke and Terry Monroe and his wife, Cindy, of Granville. In addition he is survived by a sister, Margaret Wescott of Argyle; and a stepsister, Gladys Coleman of California. Frank’s beloved grandchildren are Seth Parker, Sara Ferguson, Thorn Rathbun, Justin, Shane and Karen Ferguson, Nicole and Amanda Monroe and Jeffrey Hackett. He is also survived by great-grandchildren Silas Parker and Ella Mae Monroe as well as four nieces and seven nephews.


Frank was predeceased by three brothers, Edward, Adris and Charles.


In keeping with Frank’s wishes he will be cremated. Calling hours were held Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Robert M King Funeral Home,

23 Church St.

, Granville.






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