Franklin D. Stanley, age 79, of Shelton, entered into rest on Sunday August 18, 2013 at the West River Health Care Center in Milford with his loving family by his side.

He is the devoted husband of 54 years to Ann Dorso Stanley.

He was born in West Haven on Nov 29, 1933 son of the late John and Ashley Stanley.

Mr. Stanley was employed at Pratt and Whitney for over 35 years before his retirement in 1999.  He loved to fish and boat, and was avid redsox fan.

He is the father of Kathie Cammisa and her husband Robert and Michael Stanley, loving grandfather of Robert Joseph Cammisa and Brittany Nicole Cammisa,  He is also survived by a twin brother James Stanley and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth St. Derby. His funeral leave the funeral home at 10:40 am for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in St. Mary Church, Derby. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Church, 212 Elizabeth St., Derby, CT.

Online condolences may be left to the family at www.adzimafh.com.