Bruno J. Gratteri, 76, of Beaver Falls, died Monday, April 8, 2019, in his residence.
Born December 31, 1942, in Beaver Falls, he was the son of the late Rocco and Mary (Anthony) Gratteri. Bruno was a member of Holy Family Parish in New Brighton. A member of the Owls Club of Beaver Falls and the Beaver Falls Turners. He enjoyed his Sunday Golf Group and his Wednesday Night Bowling League at the Turners Club. He loved spending time with his family and found great joy in attending all of his grandchildren’s sporting events.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, JoAnn (Stillian) Gratteri; his son, Vincent (Emily) Gratteri; his daughters, Nicole (William) Garroway and Michelle Borello; his six grandchildren, Ariana and Aliya Garroway, Marco and Antonio Borello, and Santino and Vincenzo Gratteri; his sisters, Dolores Granito and Janet (Michael) Tatko; his brother-in-law, Joseph Stillian; his sister-in-law, Patricia Coiro; several nieces, nephews, and close family members and friends.
Friends will be received on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com, where prayers will be held on Friday at 9:20 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church- 521 7th Avenue New Brighton, Fr. Tom Kredel will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. The Beaver County Honor Guard will meet at the cemetery at 11 a.m. to perform full military honors.
Donations may be made in Bruno’s name to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital- 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Shriners Hospitals for Children-Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.