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Frances (Sweet) Graziano

August 23, 1948 ~ February 27, 2021 (age 72)

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Frances A. Graziano

Beloved Wife, Mother, Sister and Grandmother, 72



Mrs. Frances A. (nee Sweet) Graziano, 72, of Clifton, NJ, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Thursday, March 4 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  There will be a funeral service celebrated at the funeral home on Friday, March 5 at 12:15 p.m.   The entombment will be at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington.


Frances was born in Newark, NJ and spent her childhood in Harrison, NJ before moving to Clifton 45 years ago.  Frances and the love of her life Michael were married at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 29, 2020.  She was a Benefits Coordinator for the United Food Commercial Workers (U.F.C.W.) Local #1262, Clifton for 20 years before retiring in 2014. 


She is survived by her beloved husband of 50 years Michael Graziano; her devoted children Rocco Graziano and his wife April, and Joseph Graziano and his wife Nancy; her loving siblings Paul Sweet, and Dee Dee Cohen and her husband Jack; and her cherished grandsons Nicholas Graziano and Tyler Kirwin.


Frances is predeceased by her parents Thomas and Winifred (nee Murray) Sweet, and her granddaughter Nataliya (2019).



Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic occupancy limitations, visitors are asked to pay their respects in a timely fashion and exit in order to allow others the opportunity to enter the funeral home. Visitors are also required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.


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March 4, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Service
March 5, 2021

12:15 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

March 5, 2021

1:15 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

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