David Richard Franchina

19 October 1942–28 January 2013 (Age 70)
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States

The Life of David Richard

When David Richard Franchina was born on 19 October 1942, in Jersey City, Bergen Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Raymond Joseph Franchina, was 37 and his mother, Elnor Foster Kaulfers, was 28. He married Gloria Jean Hoehnen on 21 July 1962, in Union, New Jersey, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 2005 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 4 years. He died on 28 January 2013, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Richard Franchina
Gloria Jean Hoehnen
Marriage: 21 July 1962

Spouse and Children

21 July 1962
Union, New Jersey, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Raymond Franchina Jr.


    Raymond Fred Franchina







World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · George Albert Smith becomes the Prophet

Age 3

After the death of Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith became the 8th Prophet of this dispensation.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 19

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

Italian: variant (feminine in form) of Franchino .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Salt Lake Tribune Tribute to Dave Franchina

David Richard Franchina kept the bad guys locked up and freed the reformed ones. Franchina, 70, died Jan. 28 from liver disease after dedicating almost half a century to the inmates of Utah State Pr …

Sources (3)

  • David Richard Franchina, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • David Franchina in entry for Roma Jean Hendricks Hoehnen, "Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013"
  • David in entry for Raymond J Franchina, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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