Homer “Dick” Richard Travaglini

February 3, 1927 - July 21, 2023
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St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church
1215 Highway 14
Greer, SC 29650
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Homer Richard “Dick” Travaglini, 96, having completed his work here, passed into eternal life on July 21, 2023. He was born in Scranton, PA, the only son of Italian immigrants Joseph and Mary (Naticchi) Travaglini. At age 15, the family moved to Newark, NJ after his father spent over 30 years as an anthracite coalContinue Reading

Judy Thomson Wall left a message on August 23, 2023:
Rich and all the Travaglini family, so sorry for your loss. While I only had the privilege to meet your dad in passing here in NJ, I loved reading about his amazing life story. Your family love shows it’s strength through your parents love. Cherish the many memories, and thanks for sharing that special baseball one with me. Blessings, Judy, David and Reagan
Mark & Cathy Totman left a message on August 19, 2023:
Wow, we never had the privilege to meet him but what an incredible life your dad had! Smart, hard working and a great work ethic! All you kids should be very proud!
Don Palumbo left a message on August 16, 2023:
To Dicks Family, I had the honor and privilege to work with Dick at Frito Lay. I started in 1978 and recently retired. As a young 21 yr old rookie , which Dick often referenced. He was our Shop Steward, our leader and a guy you could go to for help with anything. He pulled no punches and told it like it is . We all knew about his run on Jeopardy and how proud he was of that . No surprises he was a very smart man . I attended his retirement part which was a blast. I got to meet his lovely wife and I think one of his sons were there . So happy to see he had a long retirement and wonderful life . Heaven has one of the good guys now . Sincerely Don Palumbo Hardyston N.J.
Nick Martino left a message on August 16, 2023:
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Nick Martino left a message on August 16, 2023:
Grandpa and grandchild.
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Nick Martino left a message on August 16, 2023:
He will be missed.
Jan Hudson left a message on July 30, 2023:
Mark I am sorry for your loss. Your dad led a wonderful full life. I’m sorry I didn’t get to meet him.
The Bereski Tischio Family left a message on July 26, 2023:
We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. We have such great memories of both your dad and your mom on Ampere Parkway. Warm regards to you all. Love, Debbie, Mike, Robert, Gabby, Matt, Caitlin, Krysta and Michael
Ronald J Rossi, Sr. left a message on July 25, 2023:
Gale, Maryann, Mark, Richard, and all of the Travaglini Family. This was a man who knew who he was. Never one to back down, other than if Paula said something, he would present his case and it generally was solid. I was honored to be able to call him my friend. Strong in his Faith and Family. As he now Rests in Peace, I know he expects his survivors to carry on the Strong Tradition he and Paula established. God Bless. Ron Rossi, Sr.
Carol Grassir left a message on July 25, 2023:
Dear Maryann/Rick, Mark/JoAnna, Gale/Howard, Richard/Joanne and all the extended Travaglini family… please accept our deepest sympathy upon the loss of your beloved Dad and our dear Uncle Dick. We offer you all our prayers and wish you peace, comfort and strength during this difficult time of sorrow. Know that we have great love for him and all of you. May you hold dear all your memories of good family times together. May Uncle Dick now rest in eternal peace in the warm embrace of our Lord. Lots of Love, Carol & Paul, Charlie & Becca, Kevin & Michelle
John & Sheri Donofrio left a message on July 25, 2023:
Maryann & Family, We were so sorry to hear of your Fathers passing. Thinking of you all and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember your someone who was so very close to you.
Phil and Debbie Garrett left a message on July 25, 2023:
In memory of Homer “Dick” Richard Travaglini, Phil and Debbie Garrett lit a candle
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
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