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 William H.
Died: 10/02/2016
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William H. "JINX" Graw

William H. "JINX" Graw of Lyndhurst passed away on October 2, 2016 while surrounded by his family.

Born in Jersey City, he bravely served as a Jersey City Police Officer with the JCPD for the past 28 years. William was a Trustee of the Police Officers Benevolent Association and the Fraternal Order of Police. He was also a member of the Hispanic American Law Enforcement Association and the Jersey City Emerald Society.

Jinx, as he was lovingly referred to by his friends and family, had a heart of gold. He was known for opening his home and heart to many, and his generosity and kindness are legendary. He had a particularly soft spot for the elderley. William was a famous baker, and avid currency collector and a talented carpenter. He could fix just about anything with ease.

William was predeceased by his father Henry Graw, Sr. and his brother, Henry Graw, Jr. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Andrea (nee Viscardo); his cherished daughters, Alexandria J. Graw and Gianna N. Graw; his mother, Margaret Graw; siblings Louis Sierio, Harold Hughes, James Hughes, Judy O'Brien, Gertie O'Brien, and Christina Graw; and many nieces, nephews cousins Brothers in Blue and friends too numerus to mention, but all very dear to him.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 625 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ on Wednesday from 3-8 PM and Thursday morning from 10-12 PM. The funeral service will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home at 12:00 PM followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.  

 
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I will always remember your smiling kind face and positive attitude. You were always a true gentleman and those who got to spend time with you were all the better for it. You should be proud of your two lovely daughters. There are just like you........a class act. You will be missed but will always be a part of our JCPD family.
Daniel Sollitti
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