Leppert Mortuaries – Carmel

900 N. Rangeline Rd., Carmel, IN


Salvatore Sylvester Graziano

April 16, 1936February 21, 2020

Salvatore Graziano, 83, of Carmel, Indiana, passed away at home in the arms of his loving wife (Dolores) of 60 years. He was surrounded by the family he dedicated his life for.

Sal was born on April 16, 1936 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Scranton Preparatory School and went on to graduate with a business degree from the University of Scranton. He served eight years in the Pennsylvania National Guard. Salvatore married the love of his life in 1959. He moved to Carmel, Indiana, working for Del Monte for over 28 years.

They were long time parishioners and ushers of Christ the King Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. His love of God and family drove all his ambitions and goals. The imprints of his life are felt on everyone who had the pleasure of meeting him.

He is survived by his two sons, three grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Son, Gary Graziano of Carmel, Indiana and his children, Anthony Graziano of Kentucky, Sarah Portman and husband, Joshua of Kentucky, and their son Emmett Portman. Son, John Graziano and wife Darlene of Florida and their daughter, Adrianna.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Christ the King Catholic Church, 5880 N. Crittenden Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana 46220. All are welcome.

Memorial contributions in Sal’s memory may be made to Christ the King Catholic Church.

Leppert Mortuary – Carmel Chapel assisting with arrangements. To share a memory, please visit www.leppertmortuary.com.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, March 3, 2020


Salvatore Sylvester Graziano

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