In Lviv died the great-granddaughter of the famous Ukrainian poet Ivan Franko, Hope Franco.
In Lviv died the Hope a Franco – great-granddaughter of Ivan Franko. She was the granddaughter of the youngest son of Ivan Franko – Peter, reports Rus.Media.
“Hope has always been a close friend of Ivan Franko Museum. We Express our sincere condolences to the family and friends”, – is spoken in the message of staff of the Museum of Ivan Franko in Facebook.
Buried Hope Franco 12 may at 13:00, at the Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv, where the rest of the relatives of the great poet, writer and scholar was above the grave of his great-grandfather, near my mother’s.
Her sister Ivanna told that Hope was suffering from incurable cancer.
“Hope wrote articles about Ivan Franko, traveled to the conference in Canada. Deputy Director of the historical archive. In Lviv we have a big family, and we have always supported and continue to support interest in the life and works of Ivan Franko, helped young, but tried not to brag and not advertise it. But a poet or a writer, none of us was,” she said.
Ivanna also added that daughter middle son writer Eugene was franqueza and wrote about my grandfather, and she worked at the Museum, in which every family in one way or another, tried to develop a legacy.