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Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Van Canna » Fri Dec 19, 2014 1:49 pm

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/southo ... fhid=15844

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. -


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Re: Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Van Canna » Fri Dec 19, 2014 9:29 pm

Art Rabesa
Very sorry to hear of Jim Graziano"s passing. My prayers go out to his family. -----Art
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Re: Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Otto » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:37 am

I should be used to this by now. But I never am.

R.I.P.
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Re: Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Van Canna » Mon Dec 22, 2014 10:46 pm

You never know if there will be a tomorrow...for us as we step into the dojo
both instructors and students touch and change each others lives everyday.

The Dojo and club is like a second family. This is what I saw at the wake ...a big Uechi family coming together.

It makes one wonder how he will be remembered or talked about when the time comes.
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Re: Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Joe Graziano » Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:34 pm

The Graziano family wishes to thank everyone for their expression of condolences, whether by card, phone, email, posting, attending the wake or funeral, or just having Jim in your thoughts and prayers. My brother and our Uechi brother Jim was proud to have the many friends he had in our brotherhood. So very special, as Van indicated.

Van sensei, it was a special honor to have you present at the wake. You provided much comfort and support. Thank you for your friendship.

May God bless us with faith, friendships, and if possible, good health and happiness in the New Year.
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Re: Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Van Canna » Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:53 pm

Dear Joe,

Your brother Jim was surely most loved and respected judging by the throng of friends who came to pay their respects.

Surely he now sits by the Lord.

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Re: Jim Graziano RIP

Postby Van Canna » Wed Dec 24, 2014 2:17 pm

Death to a good man is but passing through a dark entry out of one little dusky room of his father's house into another that is fair and large, lightsome and glorious, and divinely entertaining.
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