Madelyn (Cioffi) Graziano

Published on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 18:57


Madelyn (Cioffi) Graziano, 93, of Bristol, beloved wife of the late Frank Graziano, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 21, 2021. Mal was born in Meriden on Oct. 17, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Domenic and Nancy Cioffi.

She married the love of her life Frank in 1950 and moved to Bristol where they raised three children. Mal’s life revolved around her family and she was a loving wife, mother and above all, a proud and dedicated grandmother. She loved to cook and entertain at her home especially at the family pool during the summer. There was always a good cribbage game to be played with her brothers and sisters as well. Mal enjoyed winter vacations with the family in Hollywood, Florida and at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida and was also known to enjoy a good game of golf with her friends.

Mal is survived by her daughter Nancy and husband Sean Moore, her son Peter and wife Michelle Graziano, and her son Paul and wife Vera Graziano. She is predeceased by her sister Grace Angeletti and her brothers Louis, James, Andrew, and Dominic Cioffi. She is survived by her sister Louise DiGiovanni. Madelyn was a loving grandmother to Mallory and Matthew Schowe, Ryan Moore, Marissa Graziano, Jenna Graziano, Jon Paul Graziano, Francesco Graziano, Alex Graziano, and Gabriella Zuk. Mal will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A Mass Of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Anthony’s Church 111 School St., Bristol, on Saturday, July 24 at 10 a.m. Christian burial will follow at Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Saint Paul Catholic High School or Saint Jude Hospital.

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 18:57. Updated: Wednesday, 21 July 2021 19:00.