Gerald "Jerry" Graziose, 84, of Cape Coral passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Cape Coral Hospital. He was born in Glen Cove, N.Y., in 1930 to Rocco and Marie Graziose. He served his country honorably during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He worked for Equifax where he managed the North Miami Office and retired in 1989. He later moved to Cape Coral. He enjoyed golf, cruises and camping. He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine of Cape Coral; three sons, Jerry (Cheryl) Graziose Jr. of N. Lauderdale, James Graziose of Margate, Fla., and Glenn (Cheryl) Graziose of Clearwater Beach, Fla.; one daughter, Cecelia (Steven) Thompson of Lilburn, Ga.; three sisters, Rosemary Palmirotto of Glen Cove, N.Y., Brenda Vetrone of Cape Coral and Gail Pardo of Cape Coral; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a wife, Elizabeth Jane Graziose.
Gerald “Jerry” Graziose
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m., Friday July 25, at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Cape Coral. The family will receive friends for viewing at Fuller Metz Funeral Home Friday from 10- 11 a.m.
Please visit www.fullermetz.com to view Jerry's Life Tribute and share a memory or condolence.