REIS, FRANKLIN F.
Franklin F. Reis, 82, of New Haven, beloved husband of Ilda Nunes Reis, passed away on January 9, 2019 at his home. Loving father of Luis (Rosa) Reis of West Haven and Carlos and Rui Reis both of New Haven. Grandfather of Veronica, Gabriela and Alexandre Reis. Also survived by three sisters and six brothers. Franklin was born in Venda-da Serra, Portugal on April 29, 1936 son of the late Joaquim and Rosaria DeJesus Reis. Prior to his retirement, Franklin was a machine operator for Newton – New Haven Die Casting Company.
His funeral procession will leave the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 830 Jones Hill Rd., West Haven on TUESDAY morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John XXIII Parish at St. Lawrence Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends may call on MONDAY from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 200 Executive Blvd., Southington, CT 06489. Sign Franklin’s guest book online at