Niagara Gazette

January 23, 2013

Linda J. Gratto

Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — Linda J. (Dunlap) Gratto, 61, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Dunlap.

Linda was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY and attended local schools. She worked as a cook for the U.S. Navy, as well as local restaurants in the community. Linda owned and operated the Main Street Cafe in Niagara Falls, NY, prior to retirement, for 22 years. She also enjoyed driving her Corvette and spending time with her loving family.

Linda is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Gratto; two sons, Michael (Kathy) Gratto of         Niagara Falls, NY and Mark Gratto of North Tonawanda, NY; two grandchildren, Katelyn and Ethen; one sister, Nancy (Norm) Dorgan of Niagara Falls, NY; two brothers, Robert (Mike) Dunlap of Kansas City, MO and Larry (Diane) Dunlap of Alabama; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations in Linda's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta Drive, Suite 102, Amherst, NY 14226. Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.  

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