Richard N. Grandinetti, 79, of 179 Gates Hollow, passed away Monday (Dec. 28, 2015) at Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital.
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Born March 14, 1936, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Louis S. and Joanne Curcio Grandinetti. On May 17, 1958, in St. Bernard Church, he married Anita P. Coldren Grandinetti, who survives.
Mr. Grandinetti attended Bradford High School. In 1953, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, served during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1956.
He was a member of the Evans United Methodist Church and a former member of the Bradford Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Mr. Grandinetti had worked as a welder for Bovaird and Seyfang from 1956 to 1971 and then at Dresser Manufacturing; he retired in 1994.
In addition to his wife Anita of 57 years, he is survived by four children, Marty Grandinetti of Bradford, Steve (Michelle) Grandinetti of Nevada, Randy (Lindsay) Grandinetti of Bradford, and Rick (Sue) Grandinetti of Bradford; six grandchildren, Stephona Grandinetti, Kyle Grandinetti Maurina Grandinetti, Cole Grandinetti, Deven Grandinetti, and Makaila Banka; two great-grandchildren, Payton Vitch and Aryana Grandinetti; and a sister, Sister Ann Louis, Grandinetti, SSJ of Erie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Shirley Ann Grandinetti.
Family will be receiving friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where a memorial service will be held at noon with the Rev. Barbara J. Moore, pastor of Evans Memorial United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church, 1447 South Ave., Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 29, 2015 to Jan. 4, 2016