Thomas R. Graziano, 79, of Warren, PA, died peacefully in his sleep at his residence, Tuesday morning, January 15, 2013. He was born September 27, 1933 in Warren, PA to the late Felice and Josephine Muscaro Graziano. He was a lifelong resident of Warren and a 1954 graduate of Warren High School. He had served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After the war, he earned a business degree from Bryant and Stratton College. Tom was employed as a manger of the Data Processing Dept. at Interroyal and Betts Industries, retiring from there after many years. He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. Tom enjoyed playing golf and was an avid gardener. His family, especially his grandchildren, meant everything to him.
Tom is survived by his wife of 42 years, Barbara Johnston Graziano, whom he married May23, 1970 in Warren, PA. 2 Children Greg W. Graziano and wife, Traci of Eugene, OR, Lynn M. Shaffer and husband, Colin of Jamestown, NY, 2 Grandsons Dominic and Rocco Graziano of Eugene, OR, Nephew James Graziano and wife, Janice, Niece Joanne Anderson all of Warren, PA; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 6 Brothers Anthony, Peter, William, Frank, Joseph, Victor Graziano, 3 Sisters Theresa Graziano, Theresa Bryant, Ann Corey.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA, on Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, January 18, 2013 at St. Joseph R.C. Church at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.