Gerald Graff


Gerald Graff, age 88, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.  Born and raised in New York City one of eight siblings, he resided in Fair Lawn since 1967.  Mr. Graff proudly served with the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.  Active throughout his life, he was a member of the Cosmos Club, the Fair Lawn All-Sports Association and the Knights of Columbus St. Ann Council Post 2853 all of Fair Lawn.  Gerald enjoyed trips to Atlantic City and music, especially of Frank Sinatra.  A devoted NY Yankees and NY Giants fan and passionate about all things sports, he was the greatest fan of all of his grandchildren and supporter of their teams.

Prior to retiring in 2000, he was a special needs bus driver with the Borough of Fair Lawn Board of Education for 15 years.  Previously, he was a manager with the Fulton Fish Market in Manhattan for 35 years.

Beloved husband of the late Angela (LaRocca) Graff.  Loving and devoted father of the late Jerry Graff and surviving wife Stephanie, James Graff and wife Christie, Richard Graff and wife Nadine and Daniel Graff and wife, Lisa.  Cherished grandfather of Vincent, Nicholas, Angeline, Christian, Nicole, Julianna, Jamie, Antonia, Michael, Brittany, Daniella and James. 

A private family visitation is planned.  All are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 10:30 am at St. Anne R.C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.  Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Gerald to St. Anne Church would be appreciated. 

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Our deepest sympathy from our family to yours. We had many happy times together. Love, June Partenope
June Partenope
Wishing the family much strength during this most difficult time. Mary Samra and family
Mary Samra
To the Graff family,we have lost a wonderful man. I enjoyed many a conversation with him amount anything. Our deepest condolences at this your time of loss.
The Toriello’s
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