Paul Edward DeFranzo, 78, of Malden, passed away comfortably with family by his side on Thursday July 20, 2017. Paul was born in Malden, son of Ava and Joseph DeFranzo. Per Paul’s burial request, he will be next to his mother. Paul was the last of the remaining eight siblings. Deceased siblings include Emma, Mary, Charles, George, Billy, Joseph and Arthur.
He was a Plasterer by trade before retiring. His favorite pastime was watching the Red Sox. GO SOXS! He enjoyed having one on one conversations on the phone or in person. He looked forward to Sunday mornings when he would eat at his favorite breakfast spot.
He left behind his former wife, Emily DeFranzo, and their six children. Bobby & wife Mandy, Debbie & husband Rob, Linda & husband Paul, Joey, Jeff and Sheryl. He had a total of 14 grandchildren.
Mass will be held at Sacred Hearts Church at 297 Main St in Malden, MA at 10:00 AM on Friday August 4, 2017. Family and friends are welcome at the graveside at Forest Dale Cemetery following Mass.
Donations can be made in the name of Paul DeFranzo to the American Heart and Stroke Association
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