August 12, 1921 - March 19, 2020
Joseph Eugene Graziani, 98, of Parkersburg, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born on August 12, 1921, in Fairmont, a son of the late Carmela (Valiciente) and Frank Graziani. After graduating East Fairmont High School in 1939, Joseph went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Navy as a Chief Petty Officer 1st Class until 1945, serving the entire length of WWII. He was a member of the 19th St. Church of God in Parkersburg; he was a devoted man of God and pastored with his late wife for 38 years. He will be remembered for his love being outdoors, particularly gardening, but most of all, spending time with his family. He is survived by his sons, Joseph G. Graziani and wife Angelia, of Parkersburg, and Jonathan D. Graziani and wife Emelia, of Mineral Wells; daughters, Constance M. Wilson and husband Rick, of Parkersburg, and Joanne Alsterberg and husband Fred, of New York; brother, Michael Graziani and wife Sharon, of Ravenswood; sister-in-law, Margaret Graziani, of Fairmont; grandchildren: Mark Rivera, Renee Rivera, Joseph Samuel Graziani (Melissa), Tony Graziani (Michelle), Christina Kim (John), Rose Marie Wilson, Preston Wilson, Katrina Graziani, Brian Wilson (Eliana), Sara Miller, Christopher Lewis (Candace), Joshua Lewis (Sharri), and Adam Lewis (Tori); ten great-grandchildren; and 21 loving nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Reverend Dolores E. (Guido) Graziani, who passed away on June 03, 1991. He was also preceded in death by brothers: John Graziani and wife Alice, Paul Graziani and wife Betty, Daniel Graziani and wife Mary, and Albert Graziani. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the Comfort Keepers of Marietta, House Calls Hospice of Parkersburg, and personal care providers: Mary Shears, Violet Wiseman, Hilda Tingler, Danny Young, and Crystal Forshey, for the excellent and loving care they provided to Joseph. A private service and interment will be held at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, with a Celebration of Life to be held by the family at a later date.
Joseph Eugene Graziani, 98, of Parkersburg, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born on August 12, 1921, in Fairmont, a son of the late Carmela (Valiciente) and Frank Graziani. After graduating East... View Obituary & Service Information
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