Our Staff

The staff at Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. is constantly striving to be the best at helping families through a most difficult time in their lives. Most of our staff are local residents who care about local families. We consider families in our care as our friends and neighbors and they will be treated as such, no matter where they are from.



John A. Graziano - President and Supervisor 

John is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He received his funeral director's license in 1983 and began his career working with his father, John V. Graziano, at the Graziano Funeral Home in Jeannette, PA. 

Professionally, he is a member of the National Funeral Directors Assoc., the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Assoc.,and a member and current president of the Westmoreland, Indiana, and Armstrong County Funeral Directors Assoc. 

A member of St. Vincent Basilica Parish in Latrobe, his community involvements include being a member and past two term president of the Latrobe Rotary Club, past board member of the Latrobe and Unity Township Municipal Authorities, past board member and chairman of the Chestnut Ridge Chapter of the American Red Cross, member of the Knights of Columbus,Latrobe Elks, and Latrobe Eagles. 

His favorite pastimes include spending time with his family, fly fishing, musky fishing, and spending time outdoors.


Lisa Graziano - Office and Support Staff Manager 

John's wife Lisa, handles the day to day operations of the funeral home and is experienced in all aspects of the administrative duties that cross her desk. 

Her attention to detail helps the entire staff do their best to make sure everything is just right. 

She is also an integral part of the support staff at the funeral home helping families with anything that they might need. 

She helps with our aftercare program providing assistance with insurance claims, veterans benefits, social security issues and any other issue that may arise. 

As important as the above duties are, one of her most important roles is being a full time mom making sure everything at home is ok, and her husband and three teenage children are on the right track.


Maria Graziano - Funeral Management Intern

Maria is now serving her internship at the funeral home, assisting in all aspects of funeral service. She also helps manage, update and create content for the funeral home website, as well as create and design keepsake videos for families.

She is a 2015 graduate of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing. While completing her education as a local Bearcat, Maria also attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. She graduated from the mortuary science program in the Spring of 2016 with an Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Funeral Service Arts and Sciences.            




Ron Carnahan - Funeral Home Assistant 

Ron is retired from Kennametal and has been on the funeral home staff since 1995






David Lizza - Funeral Home Assistant 

Dave has been on the funeral home staff since 2001






Jim Harris - Funeral Home Assistant 

Jim is retired from Kennametal and has been on the funeral home staff since 2002.






Ray Swiderski - Funeral Home Assistant 

Ray is a City of Latrobe Police Officer who helps out at the funeral home when he is off duty. He has been on staff since 2006







Floyd "Skip" Flack - Funeral Home Assistant 

Skip joined the funeral home staff in 2015.