ANTHONY LOUIS GRACEFFA
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Of Harvard, passed away unexpectedly Friday June 19th, 2020 in his home at the age of 76.
Born on September 18, 1943 in Waltham; son of the late Luigi Graceffa and Giovannina (Papia) Graceffa. Anthony was raised in Waltham, graduated from Waltham High School in 1961 and had resided in Stow and Harvard for many years.
He served honorably and proudly with the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant in the Medical Services Squad during the Vietnam War.
Anthony owned and operated Harvard Bowling Lanes in Harvard, Massachusetts for over 40 years.
In his spare time, "T" enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and belting out a few tunes to the likes of Elvis and Dean Martin.
Anthony is survived by his loving children Debra Graceffa of Oakland, CA; Andrew Graceffa of St. Petersburg, FL; Laura (Graceffa) Potter of St. Louis Park, MN; and Sara Graceffa of Ft. Myers, FL; his cherished 2 grandchildren Nora Potter and Luc Potter and his dear siblings Vincent Graceffa of Waltham; Stephen Graceffa of Waltham and Josephine (Graceffa) German of Foxboro; in addition, he is survived by many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
For the safety of those we love and care about during this difficult time, and for those who wish to pay their respects to Anthony and his family can do so in accordance with CDC, Federal and State guidelines in the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, Waltham, MA., on Tuesday July 7th from 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Brasco & Sons Memorial Funeral Home of WALTHAM assisted Anthony's family with arrangements.