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ARTHUR DEGRAZIA Mr. Arthur DeGrazia, 83, of Vero Beach died June 25, 2014 at Florida Baptist Retirement
Center, Vero Beach. Mr. DeGrazia was born in Central City, PA and lived in Vero Beach for 35 years coming from Waterford, MI. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War and received the Purple Heart for his service. Mr. DeGrazia was a retired electrician. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a member of First Church of God, Vero Beach. Mr. DeGrazia was a life time member of the National Rifle Association. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Eleanor DeGrazia of Vero Beach; sons, Kenneth DeGrazia (Lori) and Ronald DeGrazia both of Vero Beach; daughter, Lori Shortness of Bolling Brook, IL; brothers, Frank DeGrazia of Castro Valley, CA and Louis DeGrazia of Iowa City, IA; sisters, Delphine Lampert of Oceanside, CA, Ann Johnson of Arrayo Grande, CA, Connie Koski of Santa Maria, CA and Carol Turner of Livermore, CA and 6 grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Florida Baptist Retirement Center, 1006 33rd Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 in memory of Arthur DeGrazia. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach. A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the First Church of God, Vero Beach with Rev. Tom Bates officiating. An online guest book is available at

Published in the TC Palm on June 28, 2014
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