CANZANO, Francis W. Jr. Of Winchester and Osterville, passed away on October 13, after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Loretta, (Catallo), father of Francis III, and Charlotte Canzano-Wetzel. Loving grandfather of Christina, Alexa, Mitchell, and Brett Canzano, and Robbie, Todd Jr., (TJ), John, and Katherine Wetzel. Brother of Edward, Richard, and Robert. Son of the late Francis Sr., (Chick), and Grace (Aliberte). He served in the US Coast Guard.
He was CEO of Acme Printing Company, Wilmington, a member of the Boston Litho Club, the Algonquin Club, Willowbend Golf Club, and Naples Grande Golf Club. Although he was the recipient of numerous local and international awards in the graphic arts industry, he felt that one of his greatest honors was to serve as commodore of the Oysterville Yacht Club, whose purpose is to raise funds for the Cam Neeley Cancer Foundation. He was involved with many other local charities including the New England Home for Little Wanderers. He was an avid boater and golfer, loved the ocean and the Cape. He shared both with family and numerous friends.
Even though he was admired as a successful business man, he felt his most important role was as a husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Visiting hours will be in the John-Lawrence Funeral Home 3778 Falmouth Rd.(Rte28) Marstons Mills, Ma on Thursday October 15, from 4-8PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday October 16, at 10AM in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Wianno Ave., Osterville. Burial will be in St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville.