Vincent Joseph Graziano, age 89, passed away on Thursday, October 10 , 2019 at his home, in Martinez, California..
Vince is survived by his four children, Richard Paul Graziano, of Sonora, California; Dominic David Graziano of Martinez, Natalie Ann Graziano, of Martinez; Gina Marie Graziano of Forestville, California: and his daughter in laws Roxie Graziano, Tammy Gerheart Graziano and son in law Christoph Von Voss. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Geraldine Ann Delevati Graziano, of Martinez and his brothers Sal and Joe.
Vince was born on November 12th, 1929, to parents Salvatore Graziano and Margaret Pedro Graziano in San Jose, the family moved to Martinez ten years later. He graduated from Alhambra High School in 1947. He spent the bulk of his career at Shell Oil Martinez Manufacturing Complex, where he worked for 42 years.
Vince was a loyal family man and a loving father. He married Gerie Delevati in 1951 and the couple had four children together. They had eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Vince was a hard working, active man who enjoyed many hobbies and family life. He loved gardening, fishing, woodworking, camping with family and friends, cooking, reading, walking, and coffee with his buddies. His family and friends will always remember him as a steady, loyal, and thoughtful person.
A viewing is scheduled for 4 to 7pm on Wednesday October 16 at Connolly and Taylor with a funeral service at 10 am, October 17th also at Connelly and Taylor. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Vince's life. The family would like to thank Hospice of the East Bay and Senior Helpers for all their caregivers and beautiful support. Flowers are welcome or donations can be sent to Hospice of the East Bay or The Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org.
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