Marlene Louise Rowan Niznik, age 83 of Franklin, TN passed away October 12, 2018.

Preceded in death by parents, Michael and Angela Rowan and son, Daniel Patrick Niznik. Survived by: husband of 62 years, John Niznik of Franklin, TN; sons, Mike (Sherri) Niznik of Franklin, TN and Mark (Sharon Wright) Niznik of Morehead City, NC; daughters, Kris (Tony) Morton of Hendersonville, TN and Mary (Jeff) Littlejohn of The Woodlands, TX; daughter in law, Susan Niznik of Gallatin, TN; brother, Daniel (Barbara) Rowan of Chambersburg, PA; grandchildren, Angie (John) Moorehead, Libby (Jason) Parks, Baylee & Isaiah Morton, Greenley & Brant Littlejohn, Samuel, Jacob & Luke Niznik; great grandchildren, Alex Cook & Knox Parks.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Mass will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at St. Philip Catholic Church Historic Chapel, Father Bala Celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church with a reception to follow. Private graveside services were conducted at Williamson Memorial Gardens. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289.