July 17, 1937 - April 10, 2021

JOHN J FRANOVICH, of Revere, the loving father, grandfather, and devoted husband of 57 years of Regina (Roach), passed away on Saturday, April 10th, 2021. Born in Cambridge, MA, John was the son of the late Leo and Rose Franovich, and brother of Elizabeth (Betty) Caruso of Peabody and Leo Jr. of Somerville. John was a graduate of Somerville High School, where he played football and basketball before serving his country in the Air Force during the Berlin crisis. He worked as a buyer for Raytheon for over 25 years. He is also survived by his daughter Robin M. Hartnett and her husband Mark S. Hartnett of Revere, his son John A Franovich and his wife Lisa (Chase) of Rockland, formerly of Revere, David D. Franovich and his wife Bridget of Maryland, formerly of Revere and 11 grandchildren. He loved basketball, the Red Sox and taking pictures, but his true love was his family. A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere Street, Revere on Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Due to current capacity limits, we ask that you keep your visit brief to allow others to enter. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at the Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach Street, Revere at 10:00 AM. (Everyone to meet directly at church). Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Masks and social distancing are required at the church and funeral home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Project Bread 145, Border Street, Boston, MA 02128 or at projectbread.org.

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