Founder of Franco Industrial Supply Corporation, was 89 years of age of Delray Beach, Florida and of Warwick, RI.
Teresa passed away peacefully at home on January 10, 2021, surrounded by her loving husband, family and friends. She was married to her loving and devoted husband Angelo Franco for 61 years. She was the sister of the late Frank Rich. Teresa was born in Providence to the late Peter Ricci and Anita (Celletti) Ricci.
Teresa leaves her brother in law Raymond Franco and Connie and her sister in law Rose DeLuca and the late Dan DeLuca, sister in law of the late Corrado and Clara Franco, Arthur and Ida Rossi, Philip and Dorothy Franco, Silvio and Clara Perrotti and Carlo and Mary Parente. . Teresa has 17 nieces and nephews. Patricia Kramm, Mary Boyer, Peter Rich, Paul Rich, Thomas Rossi and the late Joseph Rossi, Barbara Palermo, Debra Michelli, Corrine Franco, Robert Perrotti , Sylvia Izzo, Diane Villonova, Donald DeLuca, Carol Semedo, Annette Casey, Joseph Franco, Patricia Falcone
Teresa founded her Company, Franco Industrial Supply Corporation of Cranston, Rhode Island , along with her niece Sylvia Izzo, in 1976. Franco Industrial Supply Corp is one of the largest independent Suppliers in the State of Rhode Island and also Internationally selling to China and Germany. She was admired by many in the Industrial Business Industry for her exceptional accomplishments. Her Company is still in operation today, which is run by her nephew Joseph Franco. Her nieces also attribute to her successful business.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday January 14th, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Peters Church, 350 Fair Street, Warwick. SEATING WILL BE LIMITED. A livestream of her Mass will be shown via Nardolillo Funeral Home Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/nardolillofh. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Bartholomew’s Church 297 Laurel Hill Avenue Providence Rhode Island 02909 and St. Peters Church 350 Fair Street Warwick, RI 02888. Because of Covid-19 Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Burial will be private. Visit NardolilloFH.com for online condolences.
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