Ronald Leonard "Ron" GRAMZA
1941 - 2021
BORN
1941
DIED
2021
GRAMZA - Ronald Leonard "Ron"
Suddenly on July 18, 2021. Born on July 14, 1941 in Buffalo. Son of the late Leonard and Catherine (Hoffman) Gramza. He raised a family on Grand Island and lived his final years at the "Country Home" in Cattaraugus, NY. Husband of 52 years of Anna Maria (DiPasquale) Gramza. Brother of Patricia (Gramza) Vanderwalker, Michael Gramza and the late Albert Gramza. Father of Jeanne (Edward) (Heim) Goudreau, Dennis (Elena) Heim, Ronald (Lisa) Gramza and Amy (Joseph) Verost. Doting grandfather to Patricia Philpot, Christina (Heim) Leshney, AmyJo Verost, Emily Heim, Dominic Gramza, Robert Heim and Grace Gramza as well as to three great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind numerous friends at Lazy Acres Campground in Otto, NY. Ron proudly served his country in the Navy in the early 60's. He worked in carpentry and cabinetry for most of his life and spent his retirement years in his wood shop fashioning countless gifts for the people he loved. In his spare time he enjoyed visiting with friends and family. Friends may call Thursday 4-8 PM at the Kaiser Funeral Home, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 AM at St. Stephen's Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo. Share condolences at kaiserfuneral.com


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Published by Buffalo News on Jul. 20, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
22
Calling hours
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Kaiser Funeral Home
1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY
Jul
23
Memorial service
9:30a.m.
St. Stephen's Church
, NY
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Ron was the best man at our wedding and was a maestro when it came to woodworking skills. Condolences to his wonderful family and spouse
karen vitale-smith
Friend
July 30, 2021
Sadden to hear about Ron. We will always remember our family get togethers and the way he always made us laugh. My mom's memory is how he use to love to talk to Fannie on the phone when you were dating. Love to Ann Marie and the family. We are with you in spirit from Canada. Ronnie I got you last!
Aunt Jo, Margaret, Victor and Cindy
Family
July 22, 2021
Our love and sympathies to you Ann and your family. You and Ronnie were family to us. We will miss him terribly but remember all the wonderful times we shared through the years. Love you. Lisa and Ralph Bennett
Lisa Jean Bennett
Friend
July 22, 2021
Ann and family we are so sorry to hear about Ron´s passing. To say we had a lot of good times together would be an understatement. So happy we got to see Ann and Ron last fall and catch up. Blessings to you and your family at this difficult time.
Sue & Bob Hilliard
Friend
July 21, 2021
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Ron - hard to lose someone you have grown up with. He was a great guy (even tho he used to call me Bony Joanie at age 12-13). Don has fond memories of Annie from St. Anthony's and selling newspapers at age 15 at her dad's magazine stand at Pearl and Chippewa. What a wonderful family Ron and Annie have - Ron will be sorely missed. Love, Joan and Don
Joan Becker Borzilleri
Family
July 21, 2021
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