OBITUARY

Richard Louis Franchino

February 27, 1928January 4, 2013

FRANCHINO, Richard Louis 84 of Pompano Beach passed away January 4, 2013. He was born in Orange, NJ. He enlisted in the Navy May 29, 1945 and earned the Victory Medal, American Theater Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Medal. He entered the Marines July 25, 1947 and earned the WWII Victory and China Service Medal. He was also a Major in the Air Force and retired on February 27, 1988. After retirement he was Fire Chief with the Orange, NJ Fire Department. He was pre-deceased by his wife Doris who passed away Sept. 21, 2012. Survived by his son Steven Franchino of Coconut Creek, Fl. A visitation will be held Wed. January 9th 2013 from 4-8 pm at KRAEER FUNERAL HOME 1199 E. Sample Rd. Pompano Beach, Fl. 33064 (954) 946-2900. A Mass will be said 9:00 am Thurs. January 10, 2013 at St. Paul The Apostle Church in Lighthouse Pt. Fl. followed by burial 11:15 am with full military honors at South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth, Fl.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Paul Leonardo

January 10, 2013

Dear Steven:

My deepest condolences to you. I have very fond memories of your parents - when I used to visit your house in Orange and of course our summer reunions up in the Poconos.
You are in my thoughts.

-Cousin Paul Leonardo Jr.

January 10, 2013

Dear Steve,
Sorry to hear about the loss of your father and one of my favorite uncles. I was always very proud of his many accomplishments.
Your cousin,
Vinny Franchino

Deputy Chief Charles Messina, OFD Reired

January 10, 2013

My condolences to the Franchino Family. I worked with Dick for many years on the Orange Fire
Department. He was a fine officer and firefighter. Rest in Peace, Chief!

J W

January 9, 2013

My deepest condolences to the family of Richard. May you find comfort in the promise God has made that He will "wipe the tears from your eyes...and very soon, "death will be no more.."

Dan Franchino

January 8, 2013

Steve
Your Dad and Mom were the greatest, I will miss them and I will keep them and you in my prayers.

January 7, 2013

Dear Uncle Dick,
You will be missed. We hope that Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt Doris, my mother and all your other siblings are there to greet you at the pearly gates. What a family reunion. Rest in Peace.
Love Kathie, Joe and Krista

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