Joseph “Joe” Franco, Jr.

Joseph “Joe” Franco, Jr., 88, of Wilseyville, passed away after a brief illness on March 20, 2018, in Stockton, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; and children, Jean Franco (Pat), Maria Caprile (Tony), Francesca Pappin (Bill), Ellen Bower (Bill), Joseph Franco III (Michelle), and Sarah Hogan (Tom); and his brother, Benjamin. A memorial will be held at a later date.


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