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Sgt. Francis J. Rawling

Obituary for Sgt. Francis J. Rawling

April 10, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Sgt. Francis J. Jr., of Philadelphia, on April 10th 2019, at the age of 65. Fran will be greatly missed by his loving children; Francis (Becky), the late Maryanne, Jennifer, Matthew, Brian, and Stephen. Fran is also survived by his father, Francis J Rawling Sr., his loving siblings; Richard, Gloria (Fred), and Mark (Stacy), and the late Gregory, as well as his granddaughter Brooke Maryanne, and many nieces and nephews.

Fran spent over 20 years service the city of Philadelphia through various divisions of the Police Department. After retirement, Fran took an investigator position with the Philadelphia Public Defenders Association.

Fran had a passion for wildlife photography. He would travel to many places including Grand Teton National Park, and Conowingo Dam where he would often photograph eagles.

Frank was happiest when spending time with his Poodle Holly, and collecting sports memorabilia.

Relatives and friends are invited to Francis' Life Celebration Visitation on Monday April 15th from 9AM-11AM at the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home with a service to follow at 11AM; interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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