Andrew H. FRANZO
Andrew H. FRANZO
  • February 5, 1932 - September 21, 2017
  • Slidell, Louisiana

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Andrew Henry Franzo Sr., age 85, peacefully passed on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at his home in Slidell, Louisiana. Born in Brooklyn, New York was preceded in death by his parents, Julia and Henry Franzo, sister, Mae Baldwin, and surviving brother, Richard. He left behind his beloved wife Phyllis Franzo of 65 years, three children Andrew Jr., (Nancy), Richard, (Linda) and Lori Ann, (Patrice), 10 grandchildren with spouses and 17 great grandchildren.

A Korean War Veteran of the U.S. Navy, deployed on the USS Harry F. Bauer. Andrew first attended Fort Hamilton High School, than continued his education at Long Island University, class of 1960. A successful fifty year career in the Maritime Industry, which included partnership in the development of three international marine chemical companies.

Andrew loved God, his family, this country and Navy. He enjoyed being with his family, watching the grandchildren grow into happy and successful adults, while also enjoying watching his great grandchildren play. He loved hearing about his family’s accomplishments and always helped in any way he could. He was a proud husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, who was loved and admired by all of his family.

The Franzo family would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Passages Hospice and caregivers of ComForCare Home Care.

Services for Andrew Henry Franzo Sr., will be as follows:

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 5:30pm – 8:00pm @ LakeLawn Funeral Home, 5100 Ponchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA. 70124 Tel: 504-486-6331 (Wake)

Wednesday, September 27th, 9:30am viewing, followed by Mass at 11:00am @ St. Luke Catholic Church, 910 Cross Gates Blvd, Slidell, LA. 70461 Tel: 985-641-6429 (Viewing & Mass).

Wednesday, September 27th, 1:30pm @ LakeLawn Funeral Home – Military Burial Service.

In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to Wounded Warriors Project, in memory of Andrew Henry Franzo Sr., at 57174 Hardin Road, Slidell, LA. 70445