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Vincent Graykowski, Jr.
Vincent Graykowski, Jr.
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Vincent Graykowski, Jr.

DIAMOND-Vincent F. Graykowski, Jr., 84, of Diamond, IL, formerly of Dolton, IL, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2014, at his home.

He was born Dec. 24, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Vincent Frank and Frances (nee Matusiak) Graykowski, Sr. He married the former Dolores Tomaszewski Sept. 15, 1951 in Chicago, IL and the former Florence Francis Graczyk on Dec. 2, 1989 in Mokena, IL. Vincent was formerly employed as a lab technician at Kaiser Aluminum in Dolton, IL. He had also served on the Lighthouse Cove Association Board in Braidwood. Vincent was a faithful member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Braidwood.

Surviving are his step- daughters, Darlene (Terry) Fenwick of Naperville and Sharon (Ron) Wimple of Tecumseh, MI; step-son, Richard (Mary) Graczyk of Westmont, IL; nine step-grandchildren, Carolyn, Christopher, Cassandra and Connor Fenwick, Ryan (Shaya) Wimple, Catherine (Steffen) Kaspeleiner, Valerie Wimple, and Elizabeth and Matthew Graczyk; two step-great grandchildren Madisyn and Abigail Wimple; brother, Robert (Patricia) Graykowski of CA; sister-in-law, Faye Graykowski of IN; nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, wives, Dolores and Florence; son, Raymond Arthur Graykowski; and brother, Harry Graykowski.

The visitation will be Wednesday, June 25, from 4-8 p.m..

Funeral services will be from the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, IL, Thursday, June 26, at 9:30 a.m., to the Immaculate Conception Church in Braidwood for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. with Rev. Show Reddy Allam officiating.

Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, IL.

Those wishing to give memorial gifts in his name may direct them to the Immaculate Conception Church in Braidwood.

For more information and to view his tribute wall log on to or find us on Facebook at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory.

R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.

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• R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd.

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