FRANCOFORTE - Paul J., Sr. April 26, 2014, loving husband of 67 years to Theresa (Sciumeca) Francoforte; cherished father of Paul "Hot Dog" (Lynn Safarian) Francoforte, Jr., Joanne (Dominic) Paladino, Thomas (Lisa), Annamarie Francoforte; grandfather of Frankie, Tammy, Dominic, Andrew, Roseanne, Johnny, Anthony and Ashley; great-grandfather of four; brother of Josephine Cortelli, Rose Sabia, late Louis, Frank, Chuck, Gus Francoforte and Mamie Heppel; beloved son-in-law of the late Thomas Sciumeca; survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will be present on Monday from 3-8 PM at the PERNA, DENGLER, ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated on Tuesday at 9:30 AM from St. Mark's Church (Woodward Ave.). Paul was a veteran of WWII. Memorials may be made to Hospice if desired. Online condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Perna, Dengler, Roberts Funeral Home
1671 Maple Rd Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 632-8200

Published in the Buffalo News from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2014