March 30, 1933 - March 19, 2018
IERARDO, Graziella M., 84, of Land O’ Lakes, FL, passed away March 19, 2018. She was born in Italy and moved to New York in the early 1950’s, married in 1960 and raised their family in Brooklyn until 2004 when they moved to the Groves in Land O’ Lakes. Graziella was a proud homemaker. She was an active member of Our Lady of the Rosary.
In her younger years, Graziella shared the love of being a seamstress with her mother. She won Miss Delwood in the 1950’s. Graziella enjoyed Bocce Ball and was the champion at The Groves, gardening, dancing and never turned down an opportunity to Tango. She loved to cook and was known by all for putting on a true Italian Feast. One of her greatest joys was the company of her family and friends.
Graziella is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joseph; two daughters, Marianne Frederick and her husband, Paul and Roseanne Ierardo.
A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Loyless Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church with a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.