Anthony D. Graci, 92, of North Smithfield RI, passed away July 31, 2021 at the Saint Antoine Residence in North Smithfield RI. He was the husband of the late Beatrice (Mello) Graci who passed away in 2017. He was a World War II Army veteran and served in Okinawa Japan. He received a World War II Victory Medal and an Army of Occupation Medal in Japan.
Anthony owned and operated the former Anthony Roberts coat factory in Milford MA until 1985. He was a member of the American Legion, AMVETS in Rhode Island and a former member of the Chamber of Commerce in Milford.
He is survived by his children, Gregory Graci of North Smithfield RI, Joy and her husband Patrick Riley of Webster and Gay-Dawn Graci of Woonsocket RI, one brother Robert Graci of Millis, two grandchildren, Daniel Riley and his wife Kelli of Oxford, Michael Riley and his fiancée Amy of Dudley, three great grandchildren, Megan Riley, Hannah Riley and Cameron Riley. He was predeceased by one brother Joseph Graci and a sister Lorraine Viveiros.
A funeral home service will be held Friday August 6, 2021 at 11 A.M. at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford. The burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Milford.
Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral home services from 9 to 11 A.M.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Saint Antoine Residence 10 Rhodes Ave North Smithfield RI 02896 or donate to your local veterans.