Obituary Details

Richard Anthony Franco

June 9, 1941 - July 19, 2018

Birthplace & Residence

Information withheld per family request

Visitation

Location:
Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
Date:
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Mass

Location:
Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
Date:
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Service Time:
3:00 PM

Cemetery

Location:
Christ the Redeemer Mausoleum at St. John's Cemetery
Date:
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Time:
Immediately Following Service

Notes

On the evening of Thursday, July 19, 2018, Richard
Anthony Franco, Sr., RPh, beloved husband, father and
grandfather, passed away at the age of 77 years.

Richard’s memory and spirit continue on in the hearts of
his wife of 54 years and best friend, Dianne, and their
children, Rich Jr. (m. Kathleen), and Danielle Franco-
Wilkinson (m. Nigel). Richard will also be forever
remembered by his grandchildren, Alyssa Marie Franco
and Richard Anthony Franco, III, extended family and dear
friends for his generosity and kindness in this world.

A Catholic Burial Mass will be held on Tuesday, August
7th, at 3:00 p.m., at The Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral,
715 Nazareth Street, Raleigh. Visitation begins at 2:00
p.m. Richard will be inurned alongside family in New York
at a private committal ceremony at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make a gift in his memory to
Duke University Medical Center. Please contact Michelle
Cohen, Senior Director of Development at Duke Cancer
Institute at michelle.cohen@duke.edu or (919)385-3124,
for more information.
Posted by:
Ron DiSarro
Posted on:
August 4, 2018
To the memory of a dear friend...always there to listen...gentle, honest and loving...a true friend in every way. You will remain with us always..in our hearts, our minds and our fondest memories. Rest in the peace you deserve. We love you Rich.
Pat and Ron DiSarro
ps...my close Sicilian buddy will be missed so much..Pat
Posted by:
Chris Carney
Posted on:
August 3, 2018
Hey Ritchie - I just heard - so sorry for your loss. I liked your dad. Hope you are well otherwise - Chris Carney
Posted by:
Rich Franco Jr
Posted on:
August 2, 2018
There hasn't been an hour since my father's death that I haven't missed him. He and my mother built a wonderful life together, a life they shared with my sister and me. I am eternally thankful to be Rich Franco Sr.'s son. Love you Dad.
Posted by:
Heather Hill
Posted on:
July 30, 2018
Lit a candle in memory of Richard Anthony Franco
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Visitation

Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
715 Nazareth Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
919-832-6030
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Mass

Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
715 Nazareth Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
919-832-6030
View Website

Cemetery

Christ the Redeemer Mausoleum at St. John's Cemetery
80-01 Metropolital Avenue
Middle Village , NY 11379