Mausoleum Garden Terrace
A life-long resident of Indiana, Franklin H. McAfoose was a self-employed landscaper. Born in Indiana on June 13, 1937, he was the son of Earl and Estella Brown McAfoose. McAfoose was a lifetime member of Calvary Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon and elder. He also taught Sunday school. In 1947, he became a Boy Scout with Troop 29, at Calvary Presbyterian Church. He served in the United States Marine Corps aboard the USS Heritage in the Mediterranean.
Following military service, he returned to Indiana and embarked on a long career as a landscaper and contributor to many community organizations and projects. For 35 years, he served on the Indiana County Fair Board. He was also a member of the Indiana Lions Club and the AM McDonalds Breakfast Club. McAfoose served on the Board of Directors of the Oakland Cemetery.
Throughout his life, McAfoose enjoyed many activities. He was an avid hunter of deer, bear, and elk, and was a wrangler and guide in Colorado for 30 years. He participated in the Silver Sneakers program as well as line dancing with the Stompers. A life-long athlete, he played church-league volleyball and participated in Pittsburgh’s Great Race for 23 years, running in the top-ten of age group. Horses were a special passion for Frank McAfoose. He often shared his love of horses with children attending the Lions Health Camp. He customarily drove the Fair Queen and fair board members in a wagon drawn by his Haflinger horses. McAfoose will be especially remembered for his smile and laugh and his many contributions to the community.