Darienne T. Franks died December 13. Mrs. Franks was born in Washington, DC and has been a resident of Bridgewater since 1988. She retired in 1998 after more than 30 years as a Music Teacher for Washington School in East Orange. She later opened the Dari Franks Voice Studio in Bridgewater, teaching private voice lessons until 2013.
A Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate of SUNY, Potsdam, NY, and a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville, she belonged to the choir and served as an Eucharistic Minister.
Surviving are her son Daniel Potter, and his wife Rachel and their children, Elias and Samuel, her daughter Alexandra Franks, and her husband Nick Georgiou, and sisters Dr. Margot Cseley and Alison Cohen.
Visiting hours will be from 6pm-9pm on Wednesday, December 16, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Thursday, December 17, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville with the interment to follow at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater.