Michael Joseph Franciosa, Sr.

August 21, 1968 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 55) 55 Years Old

Michael Franciosa, Sr. Obituary

Michael Joseph Franciosa, Sr., age 55, of Rochester and Tonawanda, passed away unexpectedly on September 4, 2023. 

Michael loved making walking sticks, reading, and writing poetry. He enjoyed watching Marvel and Star Wars movies, and taking naps. He was an avid playing card and movie collector.  He was a huge family man and loved them fiercely.

He is survived by his children Andrea Cooper and Michael J. Franciosa, Jr.; his long time companion Debbie McAninch; his three grandchildren Serenity, Chastity, and William. He was the son of George Franciosa and the late Karen Franciosa, of Rochester, NY.  He is also survived by his siblings Linda Schifano, Lisa Franciosa and William (Donna) Franciosa, as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and extended family. 


A visitation will be held at Fretthold and Hamp Funeral Home on Saturday September 30th, from 11am - 2pm. A funeral service will begin at the funeral home at 2pm. 

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the SPCA nearest you. Private services will be held at a later time. 

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September 30, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Fretthold & Hamp Cremation & Funeral Services
37 Adam Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Funeral Service
September 30, 2023

2:00 PM
Fretthold & Hamp Cremation & Funeral Services
37 Adam Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150


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