Obituary: Dr. Francis D. Graziano, Lake Bluff Resident of 50 Years

Graziano served as the President of the National Coil Coating Association.

Dr. Francis “Frank” Dominic Graziano, 79, a 50 year resident of Lake Bluff passed away October 18, 2012.

Francis received his PhD from the University at Buffalo, was a member of the American Institute of Chemists and the National Coil Coating Association where he served as president.

He was an active participant of the Catholic Church and a member at the Church of St. Mary of Lake Forest, serving as a Eucharistic Minister, usher and supporter of a myriad of fund raisers.

Beloved husband of Florence Anne for 58 years; adored father of Frank (Karen) of Grand Rapids, Michigan, John (Linda) of Tucson, Arizona, Paul (Peggy) of Park Ridge, Illinois, Thomas (Glenda) of Elkridge, Maryland, Jean (Philip) Foster of Belmont, North Carolina, Robert (Molly) of Lake Bluff, Illinois; cherished grand-father of Francis, Anne, Gina, Adrianne, Laura, Thomas, Anna, Grace, John, Paul,  Katherine, Sarah, John, Florence, Margaret, Mary Katherine, Grace and Frances Rose; loved brother of Paul Graziano.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 21 from 4-7 p.m. at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Ave., Lake Forest, Illinois 60045. Funeral Mass will be Monday, October 22, 10:00 a.m. at Church of St. Mary, 175 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest. Interment - Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution in Francis’s name may be made to Church of St. Mary, 201 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045. Info – www.wenbanfh.com or 847-234-0022.

Obituary courtesy of the Wenban Funeral Home.


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