Paul L. Granato Sr.

May 23, 2022


Paul L. Granato Sr., 92 of Auburn, New York, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home, Monday evening, May 23,2022, surrounded by his loving family.
He was a lifelong resident of Auburn, the son of the late Samuel and Margaret Donnelly Granato. Paul served honorably in the US Navy and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Auburn Community College. Paul retired from NYSEG after more than 42 years of service. Paul enjoyed golfing, fishing, and playing softball. He also liked an occasional trip to the Utopia Club with his friends and spending the winters in Florida with his wife Grace where he enjoyed the company of cousins and friends.  Paul will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. 
  He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Grace ( Bauso ) Granato, four children, Margaret “Meg” (Richard) Rice of Massachusetts, Robert ( Cammi) Granato, Paul (Jeannie) Granato Jr., Carol Ann Granato of New Jersey, seven grandchildren, Lucas (Izzy) Rice, Kate Rice, Sam Granato, Nick (Ashley) Granato, Jessica Granato, Jacob Granato, Isabella Granato, two great-granddaughters Nora Rose, Allie Claire, a brother Bill (Renee) Granato, several  brothers-in-law and sisters -in-law, as well as several, nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by a sister Louise Granato.
Calling hours are this Friday afternoon from 4 to 6 pm at the Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St.,Auburn. Burial is in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Paul's Mass of Christian burial will be this Saturday, May 28th at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Church with his cousin Rev. William Donnelly, as celebrant.
  Contributions may be Paul's memory to either the St. Alphonsus Church Food Pantry or Sts. Peter and John Church Soup Kitchen.

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May 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pettigrass Funeral Home
196 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Mass of Christian Burial
May 28, 2022

9:30 AM
Sacred Heart Church
90 Melrose Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021

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