Zelia (Bolourinho) Franco, 77, of Bristol


Zelia (Bolourinho) Franco, 77, of Robin Drive passed away on March 25th.  Born in Vila Franca Do Campo, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Ana do Rosario (Achadinha) Bolourinho.

She was the wife of the late Manuel C. Franco; mother of Joseph Franco, Robert Franco, Ethel “Franki” Franco, Maria D. Gibbons and the late Ana Savinon and Alcides Franco; sister of Maria Lourdes Botelho Achadinha and grandmother of Helen Dias, Cristal Franco and Cecilia Dias.

Her funeral was held March 29th from the George Lima Funeral Home with the Liturgy of the Word given by Rev. Luis Garcia Dutra at St. Elizabeth Church. Burial followed in North Burial Ground.  Serving as pallbearers were Alberto Botelho, Carlos Botelho, Marco Botelho, Victor Dias, Cody Gibbons and Rafael Dias. www.limafh.com


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