James G. Graziano of Weymouth, formerly of Braintree, passed away after having recently been diagnosed with kidney cancer, December 17, 2014, at the age of 52.
Beloved son of Jennie (Nigrelli) Graziano of Braintree and the late Frank Graziano, he was the devoted brother of Francis Graziano of Sandwich, Joseph Graziano of Milford, Cynthia Arico of Whitman and Maria Graziano of Braintree and the late Thomas Graziano.
Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and his beloved dog Charlie G and was predeceased by his dogs Reggie and TD. James was born in Weymouth, grew up in Braintree and was a graduate of Braintree High School, Class of 1980.
He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for the past 27 years and a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. He worked most recently at the Weymouth Post Office and for many years had worked at the Needham Post Office.
He was a 4th Degree Black Belt in the Uechi Karate Style and was a former member of the Braintree Sons of Italy Lodge. Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree, until 9:30 a.m. Monday, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Clare Church, 1244 Liberty St., Braintree.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.
Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to a kidney foundation of your choice or to the A.S.P.C.A. For additional information, directions or to leave a sympathy message, visit our Web site at www.cartwrightfuneral.com