Franklin D. Rego Sr., 77, Little Compton


Franklin D. Rego Sr., 77, of Little Compton, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at home. He was the husband of the late Frances (Shepard) Rego. Born in Little Compton a son of the late Joseph S. and Georgianna (Elshant) Rego, he was a lifelong resident of Little Compton.

Mr Rego was a machine operator for several construction companies for 40 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force.

He leaves two sons, Steven F. (his wife Maureen) Rego, and Franklin D. Rego; two brothers, Joseph Rego Jr. and Robert Rego; four sisters, Mary Benson, Agnes Braz, Natalie Darling, and Georgianna Souza; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Ronald Rego, Louise Almeida and Lydia Rego.

His funeral will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the Fern Acres Funeral Home, 72 Willow Ave., Little Compton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in St. Catherine of Siena Church on the Commons. Visiting hours are Thursday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Burial will take place in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Little Compton.


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