Melbourne, FL- Anthony J. Franze passed away peacefully at Hospice of St Francis in Titusville, FL on April 6th, 2018.
Born on March 27, 1938 to Charles and Augustina Franze in Albany, NY where he resided until retiring to Florida. Tony graduated from Cathedral Academy and worked at Niagara Mohawk Power Corp until his retirement in 1994.
Tony is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Lawlor Franze, daughters Kathy (Terry) Wilson, Carrie (Michael) McMullen, and son Michael (Mary) Franze. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren Ryan (Katrina) Carey, Alyssa (Christian) Carey Calabrese, Carly (Ricther) Franze Terblanche, Michael Franze Jr, Jason Reese and Heather (Joseph Soldani) Reese and great grandchildren Stella Soldani and Haiden Wheeler. Tony is also survived by brother, August (Grace) Franze and sister, Ann Marie Howder and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will take place at Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Rd. Latham on Monday April 23, 2018 at 12:30 pm with Deacon Helmut Neurohr officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hibiscus Court, 540 E. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901 OR Hospice of St Francis Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org
Arrangements are under the care of Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, Latham.
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