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Adelio Di Franco

June 26, 1955 — November 28, 2023

Kirtland

Adelio Di Franco

Adelio Di Franco, age 68, beloved husband for 45 years of Elena (nee Iacovone), cherished father of Tania Marie Murton (husband Michael) and Alessio Adelio Di Franco (wife Stephanie), devoted nonno of Gabriella and Michael Murton, Karli and Matthew Di Franco, loving son of Giovanni and Anna Maria Di Franco (both deceased), brother of Domenick Di Franco, brother-in-law, zio and friend of many. Adelio was a 1974 Graduate of Collinwood High School and 1977 Graduate of Cuyahoga Community College with an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering. He started to work at Kenny Kings (KFC) at age 14, moving up to manager, supervisor, district manager then owner and franchisee of KFC / Yum Brands. He retired in 2014. Adelio was President in 2010 of Great Lakes Association of KFC, President in 2004 of the Forli del Sannio Social Club, and member and past Vice President of Club Molisani.

Entombment All Souls Cemetery. Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Monday, December 4 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6850 Mayfield Rd., Gates Mills, OH 44040. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE GATTOZZI & SON FUNERAL HOME, 12524 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026 on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, FROM 2 TO 6 PM..

Arrangements by Fioritto Funeral Service of Northeastern Ohio.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, December 3, 2023

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home

12524 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, December 4, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Saint Francis of Assisi Church

6850 Mayfield Rd, Gates Mills, OH 44040

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Entombment

Monday, December 4, 2023

11:45am - 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

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