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“Cannot believe it's been 4 years since you left us, but you are always in my thoughts and prayers for the wonderful godfather that you were. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Agnone - Walnut Creek, CA

“Dad, I'm thinking of all the time we had together at the end. Even though we knew our time with you was ending, it still hurts big time that you are...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Albert Trani - Bronx, NY - #3 son

“Dad,now that your gone a few days,I'd like to share some thoughts and memories. Taking me to little league and Yankee games. You never drove.we...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Albert Trani - Bronx, NY - #3 son

“My memories of you are of a man who dearly loved his family. You will be missed every moment by them. Always gentle and caring, you loved your...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: E. Jenkins - VA

“My heart was saddened to hear of your loss, Bob was a special man, a loving father and a wonderful neighbor. May your memories give you peace and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Josephine Bosso - Turin, Italy

“I lack the words to convey how truly sorry I am for your loss. Uncle Bob was an amazing man... I still remember when my Grandpa took me over to visit...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Tommy Cashman - Little Falls, NY

“I so looked forward to seeing you on every visit I made back to the Bronx; that will happen no more. I so looked forward to our frequent phone calls...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Agnone - Walnut Creek, CA

“My condolances to the Trani family.......I am a very old friend from Radcliff Ave. I always knew Basilio as "Uncle Bob", because I was a very good...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Coppola Bozelli / Roy Coppola - FL

“Dad, you once told me that I was your best friend, yours and the family's secrets were safe,. When I was well I often drove to The Bronx to spend...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Robert C Trani - Lexington, VA

“You have been an inspiration of love and patience you meet me and treated me like one of your own. I will never forget your lasting love i will keep...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: vittoria Bosso sadler - bronx, NY

“I will miss you so Papa - you made me feel welcome and part of the family, your humor, your love, your zest for life, how we shared our love of old...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Valerie Trani - Lexington, VA

“Dad,you were my best friend and I will miss you forever. Thank you for all your unconditional love and patience with me. You mean more to me than I...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Albert Trani - Bronx, NY - #3 son

“Thank you for 10 years of friendship and love Basilio. You were an important and lovely presence in my life and my family's. I'll treasure the...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Claudia - NY - daughter-in-law

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Basilio Trani, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on May 14, 2014. He was 96.

Mr. Trani was born on March 13, 1918 in New York City to the late Umberto and Louisa (Wiesler) Trani. He served in the US Army during World War II and for many years before his retirement he worked as a draftsman for ABC. He is pre-deceased by his wife Rose (Agnone). He is survived by his sons, Albert, Christopher, and Robert; his grandchildren, Alisyn, CJ, Robin, and Julianna; and his great grandchildren, Cassandra and Tristan.

Visiting will be Thursday 4-9pm, with a funeral service on Friday at 10am, at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Interment will follow at Long Island National Cemetery.