Gerald "Jerry" Graziose

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  • "From my childhood summers, I remember Mr. Graziose's smile..."
    - Lisa Barry
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Gerald "Jerry" Graziose, 84, of Cape Coral passed away Saturday July 19, 2014 at Cape Coral Hospital. He was born in Glen Cove, NY in 1930 to Rocco and Marie Graziose. Jerry 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. Jerry 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, Fl, Glenn (Cheryl) Graziose of Clearwater Bch., Fl., one daughter Cecelia (Steven) Thompson of Lilburn, GA. Three sisters; Rosemary Palmirotto of Glen Cove, NY, Brenda Vetrone of Cape Coral, and Gail Pardo of Cape Coral, 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Jerry was preceded in death by a wife Elizabeth Jane Graziose. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:30 AM Friday July 25, 2014 at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Cape Coral. The family will receive friends for viewing at Fuller Metz Funeral Home Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Please visit to view Jerry's Life Tribute and share a memory or condolence.

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Fuller Metz Cremation & Funeral Services
3740 Del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL 33904
(239) 542-3161
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on July 22, 2014
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