Ceasar Moniz Franco, of Taunton age 84 passed away peacefully with his son by his side at Brigham and Women’s Hospital after a brief and sudden illness on March 19, 2018.
He was the beloved husband of Irene D. Franco.
Ceasar was born in Povacao, Sao Miguel Azores and was 1 of 12 children born to Joseph and Maryjo (Moniz) Franco.
Mr. Franco immigrated to the United States and became a resident of Taunton in 1958 and went to work for Cochran Shoe Company in Stoughton, Ma until its closing then to Walkover Shoe in Bridgewater until their closing. He loved working in the garden, and in the yard and spending time with his great grandchildren. Ceasar was beloved by many for his hard work ethic and his strong family values.
Besides his loving wife Irene of 62 years, he was the beloved father of Mary Pacheco of Taunton, and John Franco and his wife Linda of Berkley. Grandfather of Michael Pacheco and wife Melissa of Taunton, Nicole Franco and fiancé Jared Levesque of Taunton, Christopher Franco and fiancé Cheryl-Ann Russell of Taunton, and Ryan Franco and wife Audrey of Somerset He also leaves his brother Augustine Franco of Taunton, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Ceasar was the father of the late Dennis Franco and predeceased by his 10 siblings.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 8:30 am from the Silva Funeral Home, 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Saint Anthony Church, School St, Taunton.
Interment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held in the Silva Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm.
(Additional parking with handicap access is located on the north side of the funeral home)
For expressions of sympathy, to sign an online guestbook or to light a memorial candle, visit www.silvafuneralhome.com.