Anthony B. Graves - July 24, 2011

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 RAVENA Anthony B. Graves, 92, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 24, 2011. Tony was born in Coeymans and lived in the Ravena Coeymans area all his life. He was an Army Veteran serving during WWII. Tony was a master carpenter for 40 years and retired from the R-C-S School District after several years of service. He enjoyed bowling, golf and watching the Mets on TV.
Tony was predeceased by his wife Beatrice Warner Graves. Survivors include his children, Toni Vasquez of Virginia, Melissa Simmons of Cobleskill and John (Nancy) Graves of Hoffmeister; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; friend and caregiver, Cora Humbarger; and several nieces and nephews. Tony was predeceased by his brothers Carl and Henry and sister Bernice Beck.
A memorial services will be held 7 PM Thursday, July 28th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday before the service starting at 5 PM. Contributions in memory of Tony may be made to the Ravena Rescue Squad, PO Box 144, Ravena, NY 12143.