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Graydon R. Owen

July 16, 1950 — June 16, 2023

Graydon R. Owen

Graydon R. Owen, age 72, passed away at the Medina Memorial Hospital on Friday, June 16, 2023, following a long-term illness.  

He was a son of Kenneth R. and Marion (Maxwell) Owen, born on July 16, 1950 in Lockport. Graydon graduated from Medina High School in 1968 and received an Associate’s Degree from Genesee Community College in 1973. He was employed as a Welder at Abex Corporation and later as an Operator for NYSEG/AES and retired in 2014.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Eileen (Viterna) Owen; sons, Eric and Brian Owen. Also surviving are sister in-law, Mary (John) Bonanno; brothers-in-law, Joseph (Ann) Viterna and David (Kelly) Viterna; nieces, Kristy (Steven) Mateja, Joann (Andy) Bertolino, Olivia (Josh) Doty; and nephews, Jordan Bonanno, Steven (Carmen) Bonanno, Zachary Viterna, Vinnie Viterna, Dominic Viterna and Heath Owen of Florida.

Graydon was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Marion Owen; and brother, Craig Owen.

A graveside committal service will be held on Monday, June 19 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Cecelia’s Cemetery in Oakfield. A luncheon will be held following the graveside service at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecelia’s Church, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield, NY 14125. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Genesee-Orleans Ministry of Concern at

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Graveside Service

Monday, June 19, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Cecelia's Cemetery

56 Maple Ave, Oakfield, NY 14125

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