Joseph R. Franzino

Franzino, Joseph R.
Joseph R. Franzino, 86, of Heritage Village, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 2nd at his home. He was the husband of Arline (Rojas) Franzino.
Mr. Franzino was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Bridgeport, son of the late Giovanni and Giustina (Favaro) Franzino. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Bridgeport. He worked with computers his entire career, to include Sikorsky Aircraft and retiring from Service Merchandise. In Heritage Village he was a founder of the computer club and was a member of the Italian Renaissance Club. He enjoyed the theater and dancing.
Besides his loving wife of 62 years, he leaves his three sons, Dr. Ronald J. Franzino, and his wife, Marie, of Putnam, Gregg A. Franzino, and his wife, Cindy, of Sandy Hook and Joseph J. Franzino, and his wife, Dorota, of Redding; five grandchildren, Kevin Linley, Nina Beth, Rob Michael, Adrian, and Alexandra; three brothers, John Franzino of Louisiana, Peter Franzino of Florida and Justin Franzino of Oregon; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Sept. 6th at 11:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main Street South, Southbury. Calling hours: Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. in the daily chapel of Sacred Heart Church. Arrangements by Carpino Funeral Home, Southbury, CT.


Published in Connecticut Post on Sept. 4, 2013