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Josephine A. Graci

April 10, 2017

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Josephine A. Graci, 93, of Somerset, passed away, Monday, April 10, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph Graci.

Josephine was born in Fall River and was a daughter of the late Charles and Vincenza (Nardelli) Parente.

Josephine was a graduate of BMC Durfee High School and served as a Girl Scout Leader at Holy Rosary Church for many years. She enjoyed, knitting, family vacations on the Cape and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol Arruda and her husband Michael of Somerset Barbara Mazzarella and her husband Steven of Fall River and; brothers, Paul Parente and his wife Anne and Charles Parente and his wife Barbara all of Swansea; sisters, Toni Harrison of Dartmouth and Joan Berrier and her husband Ramon of Fall River; grandchildren, Karl Arruda and his wife Laura of Portland, OR, Sharon Arruda and her fiancé Steven Avellar of Fall River, Chad Mazzarella and his companion Vanessa of Westport and Holly Travis and her husband Sean of Fall River; great grandchildren, Anna, Connor, Kylie and Arianna and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Information

Committal Prayers will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 10AM, at Notre Dame Cemetery, in the Our Lady of Lourdes Mausoleum, Stafford Rd., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Flowers are Omitted.

All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River.

Donations Information

Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Herren Project, PO Box 131, Portsmouth, RI 02871.


Cemetery:  Notre Dame Cem., FR

Josephine  A.  Graci

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