Obituary: Florence C. Franco


Florence C. Franco, 90, of Panama City Beach, Fla., passed away on February 13, 2018. She was born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., on April 29, 1927. She was preceded in death by her parents Rose and Salvatore (Sam) Rando; her husband of 52 years, Joseph A. Franco, Sr.; brother, Thomas; sister-in-law, Letitia; and sister, Rita.

She was a devoted mother, wife, sister, grandmother, and aunt. She is survived by her son, Joseph A. Franco, Jr., and granddaughter, Alexis O. Franco; daughter, Mary E. Franco; and son, Anthony P. Franco and his wife, Joanne; granddaughter, Emma R. Franco; grandson, Robert Edwards, and great-grandson, Killian A. Edwards, all of Panama City, Fla., and numerous nieces and nephews.

She leaves behind countless friends both in Sag Harbor and Panama City Beach, Fla.

There will be a funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Panama City, Fla., on Monday, February 19, 2018.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to Covenant Care, 107 W 19th Street, Panama City, Fla. 32405 or St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 1008 Fortune Avenue, Panama City, Fla. 32401.