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Anthony M. "Tony" Marano
May 18, 2024


Anthony M. "Tony" Marano, 62, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2024, and his father Louis P. Marano 90, of Franklin, passed away Friday, May 17, 2024, from injuries received in an automobile accident in Milford. The family is deeply saddened by their tragic death.

Born on October 14, 1961, in Norwood MA, Anthony was a very educated man having earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Assumption University and an Associate’s degree in Social Science from Dean College. Later in life, he received his LPN license. He was a lifelong resident of Franklin.

Anthony worked at Wrentham Developmental Center for 40 years, starting as a direct services worker, and later retiring from there in 2020 as the Director of Training and Development. After his retirement, he worked for the Cooperative for Human Services as a guardian representative. Anthony dedicated his entire career to caring for people with disabilities.

Anthony is survived by his mother, Angiolina “Angie” Marano, his younger brother Peter Marano and his sister in law Paula Marano, and his niece and nephew Gianna and Rocco Marano whom he adored. He is also loved and remembered by his girlfriend Jackie McGlynn and her daughter Makayla and his lifelong friends Michael Dunn, Stephen Dunn, Mark Dunn, and Christopher Healy; and his aunts and many cousins.

He is predeceased by his grandparents Pasquale and Antonette Marano and Antonio and Chiarine Pisani.

Anthony was a fun-loving and entertaining man who helped anyone who needed it. He was a beautiful person inside and out. He cared so deeply for his family and the people around him. He was so kind and passionate. He made an impact on many lives. He will be forever missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Saturday May 25th, at 9AM from the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, Franklin at 10AM. To view the Mass,

Calling hours are Friday, May 24th, from 4-7 PM.

Burial will follow at the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to Friends of Wrentham, PO Box 865 Wrentham, MA 02093, or The Society of St. Vincent de Paul or St. Mary's Church, 1 Church Square Franklin, MA 02038.


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Charles F. Oteri and Son - Franklin Funeral Home
33 Cottage Street
Franklin, MA 02038