Ida Granata

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Ida Granata, 92, of Newcastle, died at home on June 6, 2018 of old age surrounded by loving family. Ida was born in Italy. She was the third of eight children. Ida immigrated to New York in 1939. She married Dominick (Mike) Granata in 1946 and moved to California in 1948.
Ida was a charter member of the Italian Catholic Federation Br. #342; Catholic Ladies Relief Society #6, and, for 40 years, a member of the Newcastle Community Association. Ida was an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist for 30 years at St. Joseph and St Teresa of Avila Catholic churches. She also brought the Eucharist to the sick and homebound during those years. In 2007, Ida received a formal commendation from the Placer County Board of Supervisors for "her humble, unassuming and selfless generosity and service to the weakest and neediest in her community." She and her husband started and operated Granata's Italian Restaurant in Sacramento for many years.
She is survived by her son, Michael (Sher) Granata, Newcastle and daughter, Carol (Bruce) Oliver, Novato; four grandchildren, Christine Korb, Mike Oliver, Dominick Granata and Amber Tokarz; and six great grandchildren, K. J. Korb, Ashley Oliver, Skyler, Isabella and Giovanna Tokarz, and Hannah Granata. She is also survived by brothers, Al, Richard and Guido Maiolo. Ida is predeceased by her husband, Dominick; sisters: Linda Maiolo and Mary Lou Zuanelli; brothers: Gabriel and John Maiolo.
Rosary will be recited at Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, Auburn on Friday, June 15 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on June 16. Reception to follow at Max's Auburn from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Newcastle Community Association at PO Box 777, Newcastle, CA 95658. Please include a note that this is for the Dominick and Ida Granata Scholarship Fund.
Published in Auburn Journal on June 14, 2018
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