|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2010|
Published in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA) on Oct. 8, 2010:
Martha Theresa Trbovich Franco, 84, of Saltsburg, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at Independence Court of Monroeville. She was born Nov. 3, 1925, in the Hershey Town section of Penn Hills, a daughter of the late Milan and Mildred T. Kosanvich Trbovich.
Before her retirement, she was employed by Blairsville Manufacturing, and was the owner and operator of Franco's Italian Restaurant in Saltsburg. Martha was a member of St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church. She was an avid golfer, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, sewing, cooking and playing bingo.
She is survived by her daughter, Janice S. Rossi and her husband, Gary, of Saltsburg; a son, Larry P. Franco Jr. and his wife, Barbara Ann, of Saltsburg; four grandchildren, Jason Rossi and his wife, Jaime, of North Huntingdon, Justin Rossi, of Kuwait, Larry P. Franco III and his wife, Debbie, of Latrobe, and Cheri M. Franco, of Oklahoma; two sisters, Mildred "Mitzi" Miklos and her husband, Paul, of Plum Borough, and Eva Evanish and her husband, Leonard, of Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Larry P. Franco Sr., in 1990; four brothers, Ben, Miller, Walter and Nicholas "Turk" Trbovich; and four sisters, Mary Sabock, Dolly Niesen, Jenny Campbell and Nellie Jelinick.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home Ltd., 400 Indiana Ave., Avonmore. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church in Saltsburg with Father Salvatore Lamendola as celebrant. Interment will take place in St. Matthew's Cemetery.
Larry Paul Franco (1923 - 1990)*
Saint Matthews Cemetery (Roman Catholic)
Created by: Patti Podboy
Record added: Sep 02, 2012
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