Joaquin “ Jackie “ Franco Jr. , 72 of Manhattan New York , passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family & family of friends on Friday July 11 th , 2014 at The BEEKMAN / PRESBYTERIAN LOWER MANHATTAN Hospital at 6:30 pm
E. S. T.
Jackie , a proud son of the Historical Lower East Side would Of Celebrated his 73rd Birthday
On July 26 th of that year.
Jackie was the 3rd Child Of 7, Born to Carmen Gomez & JOAQUIN Franco Sr. Of Manhattan, New York On July 26th 1941.
A man of “ ALL SEASONS ,”
Jackie was a Paper boy
( Stuyvesant Town ) was his route , Boy Scout , Alter Boy , Solider , All - Star Athlete like his childhood idol ( Jackie Robinson. ) A Sharp dresser & a phenomenal dancer and animal lover. A dog person who also became a cat person.
Jackie had many hobbies & interest that included Sports ( oh how daddy loved STICKBALL ) Music ,
Especially his ( Doo - Wop ) Travel , All Cultures, History , Movies & Comedy ,
( he so loved Carol Burnett and The Carol Burnett Show & All in The Family . )
Jackie met his future bride
bowling on a blind date.
Rose Marie “ Rosie “
Miragila DEPOMPEO & Joaquin “ Jackie “ Franco Jr. would of Celebrated Their 56 th Wedding Anniversary this past December 7 th , 2019.
They have 2 Children , their Daughter, Mercedes Antoinette
( TONI ) FRANCO & their son , Jackie MICHAEL Xavier Franco.
Mommy passed peacefully at STRAUB Medical Center in Honolulu , HAWAI’I On Tuesday , August 27th, 2019 at 5:41 pm
H. S. T.
2 Angels , we now know by name.
What a privilege & honor to be your children & to have had our parents love & laughter for as long as WE did, we are truly, truly blessed.
You both have your Wings.
Daddy , your Grace & Grit always filled the room ( along with your 20 “ COP - Like “ questions ) too . . .
“ So , now , I see through your eyes, all that you did was
( Spice Girls )
“ you’d always say
( listen to the words , listen to the words of the songs ) . . . I did & always do. “
Keep sending Pennies from heaven.
Missing EVERYTHING about you EVERY DAY.
Your Loving 🥰 Family.
Friday , January 31st , 2020.
Happy Heavenly New Year
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