In Loving Memory

John M. Graziano

Graziano, John M.

Deceased: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Service: Saturday, November 25, 2017

  • Obituary:

    Mr. John M. Graziano age 58, of Utica, passed away on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at the St. Luke’s Home with his loving family by his side.

    He was born in Utica on February 11, 1959 a son of the late Carmen M. Graziano and Louise Santamaria Graziano and was a graduate of TR Proctor High School. John was previously employed with the City of Utica DPW and most recently with the Ace Cab Co. until his illness. John was an avid sports fan, and shared many happy moments with his brother Carmen, either watching their favorite teams or just quality time spent together. He was a kind hearted individual who was always ready to help a friend. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten.

    Surviving are three sisters Loretta (Laurie) Veinot and husband Thomas, Marie Fraccola and Mark Yozzo and Dina Graziano and Dicky Deon; two brothers Carmen D. Graziano and wife Judy, and Richard (Rick) Graziano and wife Melanie; one brother-in-law Louis Fraccola and several loving nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. He was predeceased at birth by his twin brother Carmen and one sister Gabriella.

    Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-7 pm at The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home Inc. 1122 Culver Ave. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm in St. Anthony/St. Agnes Church . Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Please omit flowers. The family extends a special Thank You to the staff of the St. Lukes Home, Clark West, for their care and compassion.

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Messages of Sympathy (9)

  • Julian DiBrango

    Uncle Johnny you will be missed but not forgotten. Passing so soon. I might not have been close with you but I have known you since I was a baby. I miss you and you will be happy up there. Love Julian!!!
  • Louise Ginnetti

    "My Cousin Johnny". I wish our families had lived closer so we could have spent more precious moments together. I know so much about you because your Aunt Marion absolutely adored you and talked about you often. You were loved by so many people and you touched so many lives. I will always remember your infectious smile and your sense of humor. You are among so many angels now!! May your soul be at peace and may your family find solace in knowing they were there for you and making you feel loved always. God Bless you, John. Love your cousin, Louise.
  • Melanie Cortese

    Marie & Family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts & prayers are with you.
  • Anthony & Elizabeth DeCarolis

    Marie & Family so sorry for your loss. Buff will be missed by many
  • Angela & Bryan Ward

    Marie, Laurie, Dina, Carmen, Rick & family.
    May God give you the strength today & always. Johnny was very blessed to have you all by his side. He’s at peace now as he joins his beautiful Mom,Dad, brother & sister. RIP Buff.
    Love Bryan & Angela
  • Tony Orsino

    Marie & family,
    My sincere condolences on your loss of Johnny. I have a lot of fond neighborhood memories and laughs with Johnny.

  • Joseph Montanaro

    Marie & family, They don't come any nicer than Johnny...our family has fond memories of him and I offer condolences to all of you in your loss .
  • Lynn Zongrone Guca

    To all of the Graziano family,
    I am very sorry for your loss and send my deepest condolences to all of you.
    Lynn (Zongrone) Guca
  • Mike LaBella

    Dear Rick
    Your brother was a good guy and will be sadly missed. My condolences to you and your family.
    Mike LaBella

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