After a courageous battle with cancer, Franco passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the age of 69 years. Best friend and soulmate of Luciana (Furlan). Devoted and proud father of Angela (1981), Steven and wife Kristen (Martens). Predeceased by his parents Augusto and Augusta Cocchetto. Dear son-in-law of the late Giovanni and the late Maria Furlan. Cherished brother of the late Clara and the late Giuseppe Marcon and Carla Marcon, the late Bruno and Lia Cocchetto, Luigi and Delini Cocchetto, the late Giuseppe and Ida Cocchetto, Aldina and the late Bruno Cusinato, the late Carlo Cocchetto, Giancarlo and Eleanor Cocchetto, Mirella and Nello Modolo and Loredana and John Naccarato. Beloved brother-in-law of Gianni and Gail Furlan. Loved by many nieces, nephews, couisins, and friends. Franco was a proud member of the Giovanni Caboto Club and the Trevisani nel Mondo. Franco will be remembered for his love of life and family.
Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 2 to 5pm and 7 to 9pm. Parish prayers Tuesday at 7:30pm. Funeral services on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:15 am from the Banwell Chapel then to Good Shepherd Parish (St. Gregory’s Site) for funeral mass at 10:00am. Interment to follow at St. Anne Cemetery (Tecumseh). As an expression of sympathy donations can be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or to the Italian Canadian HandiCAPABLE Association.
On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com