Peacefully passed away with family at her side at Margaret Bahen Hospice, Newmarket on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 73 years of age. Beloved wife of Achille. Loving mother of Gabriella Alviani (Giuseppe Polsinelli) and Paola Alviani. Proud Nonna of Davide, Giulia, Gianluca, Bryan, Jasmine and Nathan. Friends will be received at Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at the Holy Martyrs of Japan Church, 167 Essa St., Bradford on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11 a.m. Interment Holy Martyrs Cemetery, Bradford. In Franca’s memory, donations may be made to Margaret Bahen Hospice.