Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

A member of the Malden Community since 1896

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Charles J. Franco

1964 - 2019


Charles J. “Chuck” Franco, a longtime resident  of Melrose, passed away suddenly at the age of 55 on Wednesday, December 3rd, in Melrose.  Chuck was born in Malden in 1964, the son of Charles and Margaret Franco.  He was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden Catholic with the Class of 1982.  After high school he attended Suffolk University where he received his Bachelors Degree in Business.   He went on to work in the finance industry as a portfolio manager, working at Bank of New England, Charles Schwab, and TK Keith.     A few years ago, he left the industry and took a position as an Activities Manager at the Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center in Medford.   Chuck was an automobile enthusiast, and was active with antique auto clubs like the Strokers.   He was also a civil war buff and was a member of the Civil War Round Table , Lexington Chapter.

He is survived by his sisters, Joanne M. Franco of Malden, and Susan Gugilotti and her husband John of Malden, and his nephews, John, Christopher, and Michael Gugliotti.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec 6th, at 11 AM, at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden.  Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. 

Visitation will be held  at the funeral home on Thurs, Dec 5th, from 4 – 8 PM. 

Donations in Chucks memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.


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