Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.
Mr. Allen “Victor” Garaffa, age 81, of Lake City, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2016, at Doctor’s Hospice of Georgia in Fayetteville.
Mr. Garaffa was born on October 10, 1935, in Neptune, New Jersey, son of the late Joseph Garaffa and Anne Hayes. He was a Navy veteran and a devout Catholic. He was also a writer, having published 15 books on theology, science fiction, and poetry.
Mr. Garaffa was predeceased by his son, Christopher Hayes and his grandson, Ryan Hayes. Survivors include his wife, Elaine Hayes; son and daughter in law, Joseph and Gayl Hayes; one sister, DeDe Patiella; grandchildren, Ashley St. Germain, Torie Westcott, Drew Hayes, Rocco Garaffe Hayes; and two great granddaughters, Madison St. Germain, and Kennedy Westcott.
Georgia Cremation, 1086 Highway 54, Fayetteville is in charge of arrangements. www.georgiacremation.com
Dede Patiala says
My dear brother, The peace of the Lord is with you. I will miss you very much and am so blessed to have had you as my big brother.
Linda Hoover says
Our love and prayers to the family. Love you all… Mike and Linda
Dave & Cherrie Kosikowski says
We miss sharing mass with you & Victor at the Saturday vigil mass at St Philip Benizi. May the Peace of the Lord be with you Always. Love, Dave & Cherrie
Wes Bishop says
Ah, Dear Victor! I’ve only just learned. I trust you’ve found the peace you sought with such vigor. I will miss our conversations, they forced me to take a harder look at my own faith. You will be missed, dear friend.
Wes, whom you knew as juantoo3
My name is Lucy Elisabeth Patiala says
Hard to believe it has been 5 years since you were released from the pain and suffering that you have experienced. I love you to this day and miss you so much. I think of you daily and I love you.