Anthony Graziano, an ex-consigliere for the Bonanno crime family, has died at 78 years old. An official cause of death was not immediately released to the public.
Graziano’s daughter, Renee, was first to confirm the news. Many may recognize her from the reality television shows “Mob Wives” and “Celebrity Big Brother.” She has also published two novels: “Playing with Fire” and “How to Use a Meat Cleaver.”
“I [CAN'T] BELIEVE YOUR GONE, LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU, MY HERO, MY PROTECTOR, MY ROCK, MY DAD AND THE BEST MAN IN THE WORLD THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME THE WAY I AM AND FOR HELPING GUIDE MY SON WE SURE ARE GONNA MISS YOU .. REST IN PEACE DADDY,” the former reality star wrote in an Instagram post.
According to the New York Post, Graziano previously served prison time for several crimes including tax evasion, murder conspiracy, racketeering, illegal gambling and investment fraud.
“RIP DAD .. You might not get everything you ask for in life but as long as you have a family you have [EVERYTHING] you need .. God keep TG in line lol and tell him he raised 3 strong women...WE ARE OK AND WE WILL TAKE CARE OF MOMMY,” Renee added in a later post.
Please keep the family in your prayers as they cope with this difficult loss. May God bring them peace and comfort.
In other celebrity news, a well-known supporting actor tragically took his own life at only 42 years old. Read the details here.