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William P. Graziano

February 28, 1952 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 68)

Obituary

 William P. Graziano, 68, a resident of Dracut, passed away peacefully at his home on July 21, 2020.  He was the beloved husband of Deborah L. (Hill) Graziano.

He was born in Boston on February 28, 1952 and was a son of the late Dominic and Rose (Costanza) (Graziano) Martins.

William retired from the Aviation Division of General Electric where he was employed as a Quality Control Inspector for 25 years.  Aside from his family, music was William’s life.  He enjoyed over 30 years as the lead singer and bass guitar player for his 60’s Reunion Band.  Previously he was with the Golden Image and the Sunburst.  William was an avid Boston Bruins fan and a faithful supporter of St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  He loved spending time at the ocean and traveling anywhere to visit family.

In addition to his loving wife, William is survived by his daughter, Kara J. Damboise and her husband, Aaron R. of Willow Springs, NC, his step-children; Michele L. Hansen and her husband, Scott R. of Attleboro, MA, Sean T. Platz and his wife Keila of Pawtucket, RI, and Tiana M. Antul and her husband, John P. of Worcester, MA and his grandson; Corey A. Damboise, and step-grandchildren; Chloe C. Hanson, Kai W. Hanson, Emily S. Platz, Hannah I. Platz, Hailey S. Platz and Paul J. Antul.  He also leaves his sister, Anna Doerrer (who helped raise him and was like a second mother to him) and her husband, Stan of Ossipee, NH and nieces and nephews, who were more like his siblings; Joseph Fitzpatrick, Michael Fitzpatrick, Julie Haggerty and her husband, Kenneth, John Fitzpatrick and his wife, Michelle and Andrea Doerrer, and a special cousin, Valerie Thurrott.  He will be greatly missed by his musical brothers, Bill Drenas and Dr. Charles Kokinos and many close friends and family.  He was also the brother of the late Armando Graziano.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 pm at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT. To ensure the safety of all, social distancing measures will be in place and face coverings kindly required.

Funeral Services followed by burial in Oakland Cemetery, DRACUT will be held privately.  For those who desire, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or ALS Association, MA Chapter, 685 Canton Street, Suite 103, Norwood, MA 02062.  

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 23, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dracut Funeral Home
2159 Lakeview Avenue
Dracut, MA 01826

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