Sheila Elaine Freeman


Sheila Elaine Freeman

Born on December 31, 1954, in Chambersburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Gladys Haines Cramer. She was mother to Brandon (Sara) Franco, Joseph Anthony (Ana) Franco III, Benjamin Franco, and Lindsey Franco (Chris) Lockwood. Grandmother to Cody Lockwood, Sebastian Lockwood, Liev Franco, Emma Franco, Julian Franco, Joseph Anthony Franco IV, Will Morgan, Jacob Harmon, and Reese Harmon.

Sheila is also survived by five sisters, Gwenda Rotz, Bonita (John Glass) Nalewak, Beverly Conner, all of Chambersburg; Denise (Robert) Brennan of Saxton, PA, Valerie Singley of N. Charleston, SC, two brothers, Stephen (Mary) Cramer of Chambersburg and Richard Cramer of Anchorage, AK, and several nieces and nephews. 

She served in the U.S. Air Force, National Guard, and Reserves for 26 years before going back to earn her bachelor’s from UNF and her Master’s in Social Work from FSU. She went on to work at the Jacksonville Woman’s Center, the VA Center of Jacksonville, and helped countless members of the Northeast Florida community. 

She passed away peacefully on December 26, 2022. There will be a Celebration of Life service on Friday, May 19, 2023, at 10 a.m., in the Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church.

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