Memorial Created By
Richard Machanoff

Frances Machanoff

August 18, 1924 - November 09, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Frances Machanoff. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

On Monday, November 9, 2020, Frances L. Machanoff, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed quietly in her sleep at Commonwealth Senior Living in Oak Ridge, TN at the age of 96. Fran was preceded in death by Ted, her husband of 66 years. Fran is survived by her two sons, Richard (wife Mary) and Steve (wife Patty); 5 grandchildren, Joshua Machanoff (wife Heather), Katie Lesch (husband Aaron), Zack Machanoff (wife...  see more
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  • Kate Baran
    I knew what a wonderful woman Grandma Fran was through her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed. I'm very sorry for your loss.
  • Richard Machanoff
    By Marjie
    December 3, 2020

    From my earliest days, Aunt Fran was one of the quartet of aunts who kept me sane, motivated, and on the right path in life. Fran, Sel, Dorothy and Lee – the sisters and sisters-in-law of my parents were my saving...  more