A beloved Rye Town citizen, navy veteran and active communtiy member, Joseph M. Granchelli, died on Jan. 4, 2013 at age 85.
Rye Town officials described Granchelli as a hard worker who always had a smile on his face. They held a moment of silence for the well-known local at the Jan. 16 Town Board meeting.
Here is Granchelli's full obituary from Coxe and Granzino Funeral Home:
Mr. Joseph M. Granchelli died on January 4, 2013 at age 85. He was a veteran of the Navy and later became an accountant and proprietor of Port Chester Travel for over 32 years. He as civic minded, a member of Kiwanis, The Lion’s Club, Elks Club 40/40 and the Salvation Army. Beloved husband of Laura (nee DiPietro), Devoted father of Thomas (wife Andrea) Joseph, Anthony (wife Christina) and the Deborah Ann. d. 1958, cherished grandfather of Brianna, Christina, Lauren, Anthony and Matthew. Reposing on Wednesday and Thursday from 2- 4 & 7-9 at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home 767 E.Boston Post Rd. Mamaroneck. 914-698-5968. Funeral Mass Friday 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity R.C. Church followed by entombment at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. For more information or to place an online condolencewww.coxeandgraziano.com