Loudonville- MargaretMary “Meghi” Catherine Graziano 68, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Rafael S. and Ethel M. Figueroa. Meghi was predeceased by her precious husband, Dominick L. Graziano.
Meghi was born in Woodside Queens, New York and later graduated from Cairo Central School. Following graduation she enlisted in the United States Air Force where she proudly served her Country. Meghi was a sales consultant and director for Mary Kay Cosmetics for most of her working career. In her later years she was Pastoral Associate for Evangelization at Christ our Light Catholic Church.
Meghi enjoyed dedicating her time to attending daily Mass, gardening and taking care of animals especially her faithful canine companion and “baby,” Ciali. Meghi’s faith was the cornerstone of her life, and she was the proud and prayerful Godmother of Nathan Michael Figueroa.
Meghi is survived by her daughter, Jamie Hartwick of California. In addition to her daughter Meghi is survived by her siblings; Colette (Jerry) Steiro of Las Vegas, NV, Joan (Jim) Kistner of Clinton, NY, Ralph (Rebecca) Figueroa of Rexford, NY, Frances Figueroa of Saugarties, NY, Mary Ann (Dennis) Miller of Port Ewen, NY and Katherine (Ken) Brooks of Chevy Chase, MD. Meghi is also survived by several nieces and nephews and her dearest and cherished friend Deborah Dundon.
Meghi is predeceased by her sister and brother in law, Gigi and Reno Centaro, formally of Tucson, AZ.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Debbie Dundon and Meghi’s friends from daily Mass. They were true ladies of charity toward Meghi in the last years of her life.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Christ Our Light Catholic Church, 1 Maria Drive, Albany, NY 12211. A mass of Christian Burial will held at the church on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:00am. Entombment will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Christ Our Light Catholic Church in Meghi’s name.