On December 22, 2007 MINNIE FRANZ BENNETT, age 83, beloved daughter of the late Melvin and Hazel Barnhart, devoted wife of the late Joseph Franz Jr., and Arthur Bennett, loving mother of Joseph Franz III, and Debbie Bennett, grandmother of Joe IV, Katie, Lindsay and Dolly, great grandmother of four, and sister of Melvin Barnhart and the late George Barnhart. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Thursday at 11am. Interment New Cathedral Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Catholic Charities, 320 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.