VIOLANTI - Samuel Of Orchard Park, entered into rest January 9, 2018; devoted father of Rose Mary Graham (Tom), Joanne (William) Vasquez and Samuel (Judith) Violanti; cherished grandfather of Lisa (Jay), Amer, William (Hannah) Vasquez, Naomi (Joel) Gazal, Seth Graham, Joshua Violanti, Cally Graham, Zachary Violanti, Ben Violanti, and Joseph Vasquez; adored great- grandfather of Samir, Xenia, Marina, Julianna, Gabriel, Mia, Michael, Gabriella, Theodore, Nadeema, Emma, and Sophia; loving son of Rose (Trupo) and Salvatore Violanti; former husband of Mary (nee Susi) Violanti; dear brother of Geraldine (late Peter) Schiavi and the late Mary Jane (late Al) Pukalo; also survived by relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends may visit the Lombardo Funeral Home (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd., near Lake Ave., on Thursday from 7-9 and Friday from 4-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Charity Parish (St. Ambrose Worship Site) 65 Ridgewood Rd., South Buffalo, on Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock, (Please assemble at church). Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. Violanti was an Army Veteran of the Korean war and retired Lackawanna Police Captain of 27 years.
As the third generation to serve Western New York, Joseph P. Lombardo, President and Licensed Funeral Director, is proud of the heritage and service associated with Lombardo Funeral Home. Lombardo Funeral Home is proud to carry on the tradition of unsurpassed quality and dedication to the families of Western New York.
We will assist your family in planning a funeral and choosing the options that suit your families needs and your loved ones wishes. We are able to assist you in holding services in a wide variety of areas. From our chapel, to your church or at the cemetery we are able to prepare a meaningful service to honor your loved one. We will listen to your family and help to arrange a celebration of your loved one's life through whatever means you choose.