PLAINVILLE - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Robert Paul Graney, 78, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Hebrew Center in West Hartford. Robert was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on June 28, 1943. He was predeceased by his parents Elsie and Thomas Graney, brothers, Tom, Francis, James, and sisters, Maureen and Kathy. He is survived by his children, Todd, Brant, Lance, Rob, Heather, Chris and Patrick, his dear sister, Margaret Arcari (Tom). He also leaves his beloved Mary Ann Blanc and her daughter, Laura, as well as many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Robert graduated from Plainville High School and he attended the University of Hartford. In addition to being a proud Dad, Robert was a talented clothier and business owner. He was considered by many as “the maven” when he attended shows in New York City. His window displays were creative works of art. Robert’s faith ran deep and he served as a Eucharistic minister for many years.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the nursing staff at the Hebrew Center for their care of Robert over the last few years. A special thank you to Laura from Hospice for her heartfelt care.
In honor of Robert’s wishes there will be no calling hours. Mass will be at St. Patrick’s Church, 110 Main St, Farmington on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 12:00pm. Burial to immediately follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Farmington Avenue, Plainville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association. To leave an online expression of sympathy for Robert’s family please visit www.Bailey-funeralhome.com.
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