William D. Graffy, 86, of Hickory Hills, died March 16 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Visitation was held March 18 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral Mass was held March 19 at St. Patricia Church in Hickory Hills. Entombment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
Mr. Graffy is survived by his wife, Marie; his daughters, Rosemarie Guszcze, Diane Tobin and Michele Graffy; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Graffy was born in Chicago. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a purchasing agent. In lieu of flowers, family members are asking people to donate to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 800 in Chicago.