Samuel J. Graci, 74, of West Pittston, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Pittston on July 30, 1938, he was a son of the late Michael and Lena Champi Graci. Sam attended West Pittston High School.
Sam was a loving, caring man. He gave his helping hand to everyone and anyone.
He loved gardening, working at Bovani's Service Station and, more recently, at Champi's Greenhouse.
Sam loved working outside, going to the Poconos, going for coffee with friends and all the children in his life.
Surviving are his brother, Richard, West Pittston; uncles, Joseph Champi, West Pittston, and Richard Champi and his wife, Helen, Duryea; nephew, Tony, and his wife, Lisa; niece, Majorie, and her husband, Todd; great-nephews, Brian and Cody; great-niece, Samantha, who is his namesake; numerous cousins and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in Corpus Christi Parish/Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston, with Monsignor John Sempa as celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, West Pittston.
Published in Times Leader on May 9, 2013