Robert F. DeFranco, 86, of Willoughby, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center.
Born March 28, 1928 in Cleveland, he had lived in Willoughby for more than 50 years.
He was a member of the Masonic Order for 50 years.
Mr. DeFranco was an electrician and maintenance director at University Hospitals in Cleveland for more than 40 years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara E. DeFranco; son, Allen (Patty Deming) DeFranco of Willoughby; daughters, Audrey (Greg) Gilham of North Royalton and Joan Fryt of Memphis, Tenn.; grandchildren, Vicky, Byron, Nicholas, Anthony, Dominic, Angela, and David; and four great-grandchildren. He also leaves Barbara's children and their families.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha J. DeFranco, in 1993.
Family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby. Private inurnment will be at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon Township, at a later date.
Davis-Babcock Funeral Home
4154 Clark Avenue Willoughby, OH 44094
Published in www.News-Herald.com from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2014