Obituary of Franklin (Wes) McKinley

January 16, 2022

Franklin Wescott McKinley passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022. He is the son of late James and Adele McKinley. Beloved husband to Donna Somerville. Brother-in-law to Helen and Joseph Roventini and Raymond and Debbie Somerville.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in memory of Franklin Wescott McKinley to the American Cancer Society.

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January 22, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Greenwich Village Funeral Home

199 Bleecker Street

New York, NY 10012

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Please accept my deepest condolences to you over the loss of Wes. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Wishing you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Posted by: Christina Satriano - Brooklyn, NY - January 18, 2022

Although we hadn't seen Wes in many years, we remember him so very fondly. Wishing love with happy thoughts and memories to those he left behind.

Posted by: Kris and Joe Tapper - Brooklyn, NY - January 18, 2022

Dear Donna,
I am so sorry about the loss of Wes. I can't imagine what you're going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. My heartfelt and deepest condolences.
Peggy Crook

Posted by: Peggy Crook - New York, NY - January 18, 2022

Dear Donna and family so sorry to hear of Wes's passing. He was a unique man and a great coworker. May he rest in peace.

Posted by: Mary Walsh - Mahopac, NY - January 20, 2022

Please accept my sincere condolences to you and your family. I have fond memories of our time together, his sense of humor and signature smile. May loving memories help you find peace, strength and comfort.

Posted by: Joanne Nicholas - Queens, NY - January 21, 2022

Dear Donna, my sincere condolences and deepest sympathy for the loss of beloved Wes. May God bless him and may your happy memories with Wes live on in your heart.

Posted by: Martha Kuzma - Glendale, NY - January 22, 2022

Dear Donna,
I am so very sorry to hear of Wes's passing. He was such a kind soul with a great sense of humor. He kept me entertained always with your hunt for Springsteen tickets. May his memory be a blessing.

Posted by: Ellen Cox - New York, NY - January 24, 2022

Dear Donna,

I am very sorry to hear of Wes. He was a special person and great neighbor. His infectious personality made everyone feel special that knew him and who had the pleasure to be around him. May peace be with him and you. He shall be greatly missed. God bless. Henry Lewis - nieghbor

Posted by: Henry Lewis - New York, NY - January 26, 2022

Donna, Thank you for taking care of my special friend Wes...he will always hold a special place in my heart. May time ease your pain and allow you to move forward in your life. Many blessings.

Posted by: Alicia M Egerborn - West Palm Beach, FL - March 29, 2022
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