OBITUARY

Henry DeGraff Jr.

June 27, 1920January 17, 2013

Henry DeGraff, Jr., 92, of Jensen Beach, FL, passed away on January 17, 2013 at Stuart Nursing and Restorative Care in Stuart, Florida.

Henry was born in Patterson, New Jersey and had previously lived in Plantation Key before relocating to the Martin County area in 2004.

He was a contractor and owned Henry DeGraff and Son, Inc. in Miami, FL for 46 years.

Henry was a veteran of the United States Army and had proudly served our country during World War II under General Patton. He was a Tech Sergeant in the 5th Armored Division. Henry was a member of the West Broward Masonic Lodge, Mahi Shrine, and the American Legion and Jesters.

He is survived by his son, James Henry DeGraff and his wife, Sondra of Barnesville, GA; son, Richard Bruce DeGraff and his wife, Nancy of Jupiter, FL; son, Roger William DeGraff and his wife, Rosalind of Stuart, FL; grandchildren, Landon, Holly, Robert, and Whitney, and great grandchildren, Emma Grace, Jackson, and Grayson.

Henry was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Florence DeGraff.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013 from 12:00 – 2:00PM with a Masonic Ceremony to begin at 2:00 PM at Aycock Funeral Home in Stuart, Florida.

An online guestbook for Henry is available at www.aycockfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements are entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart, Florida.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 21, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 21, 2013
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Henry DeGraff Jr.

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terri laney

February 12, 2013

Dear DeGraff Family,

My heart goes out to your family. I really thought alot of Jim and his lovely wife Sondra and son Landon. God bless you all

terri l

Roxana Gurgan

January 22, 2013

I'm so deeply sorry Roger and family,my prayers are with you, may God give you comfort at a moment like this. He is now in Heaven having everlasting peace and health. R.I.P. Henry

Roxana Gurgan

Marjorie Jordan

January 21, 2013

Dear Roger and family, although I did not know your Dad I knew he was a great man and was very loved by his family. I am great full for his service to our great Nation. I celebrate his life with you and send love to you all.
Marjie Jordan

January 21, 2013

Dear Roger and Roz -
Your extended family at Premier shares your loss. We love you.
Steve, Kevin, Jessica and the whole group.

Doug Coker

January 21, 2013

My wife and I extend our sympathies to your family. Sorry I did not know Henry but I work with Bob at Sea Island. Having just recently lost 2 family members myself I know that it is hard. Have faith in God and let him help you through these hard times.

January 20, 2013

Dear Roger, Roz and Whitney,
My deepest sympathy and prayers are with each of you. May God's love and the bond of family touch each of you in a deep and profound way.
With love, Gail Edwins

January 20, 2013

Dear Roger and Roz,
So sorry to hear of the passing of Roger's dad, Henry DeGraff. It was men like Henry that made our "freedom" possible. Eric and Victoria Buhlmann

Janet Kurland Wilton

January 20, 2013

There are fond childhood memories of fun times with the DeGraffs. As an adult I appreciated how Henry kept in contact with us and shared his wisdom and humor. Roger, Rick and all the family, I am sorry for your loss and hope my thoughts and prayers offer some comfort. Janet Kurland

January 20, 2013

January 20, 2013