Katie Esther Franklin

Katie Esther Franklin, 34, died peacefully March 2 in Wayne, NJ
Born in New York City, Katie was a long-time resident of Bloomfield and attended the Bloomfield Public School system, graduating from Bloomfield High School in 2002.
Despite battling illness throughout her life, Katie had an upbeat personality and joyous sense of humor. She loved all animals, especially cats, and had many furry companions throughout her life. Katie enjoyed watching professional wrestling and loved spending warm summer days at the Jersey shore, especially Point Pleasant Beach.
She was predeceased by her mother, Karen Franklin, and grandfather, Richard Franklin. Katie is survived by her grandmother, Gloria Franklin; her Aunt Kristen Cappucio and her husband, Thomas; her Uncle Jonathan Franklin and his wife, Kyung Duk Joo; her Uncle Matt Franklin and his wife, Janet; along with cousins Kevin, Monica, Nicolette, and Brian.
Arrangements by O’boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad Street Bloomfield. Please express condolences at