July 05, 1964 - December 24, 2017

Anthony Michael Franco, Jr. was born on July 5, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan. His parents were Anthony M. Franco and Lois A. Healy (nee McCann). He died, peacefully at Providence Hospital on Sunday, December 24, 2017, after a long struggle with mental illness. Tony was 53 years of age.

Tony was a former resident of Bloomfield Hills and a 1982 graduate of Bloomfield Hills Andover High School. He enjoyed golf, water skiing, snow skiing and was a classic rock enthusiast.

Tony was the beloved son of Lois A. Healy (nee McCann) and the late Anthony M. Franco. Dear brother of Catherine Pearson (Mark), Suzanne Hertle (William), Anne O’Neill (Patrick), Patricia Roberge (Jeffery), Michael Franco (Bradley Silver), David Franco (Nicole), Meredith Meyers (Peter) and Christopher Franco. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. The family is grateful for the loving care of the Cardio Vascular I.C.U. and Reverence Home Health & Hospice at Providence Hospital.

Funeral Mass Saturday, March 24, 2018 11 a.m. at St. Hugo of the Hills Stone Chapel , 2215 Opdyke Rd., Bloomfield Hills. Visitation at the Church begins at 10:30 a.m

The Franco Family suggests memorial tributes to The Reverence Home Health & Hospice or The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.