Grace Fischette

Grace M. Fischette

Mims, FL

Grace M. Fischette, 71, of Mims, FL/Clyde, NY, passed away Monday, March 17, at Holmes Medical Center, in Melbourne, with loved ones at her side after a long battle with Parkinson's and lung disease.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Edith Carnevale, and is survived by husband, Dennis Fischette, two sons, Dennis (Erica Rutledge) Fischette of Mountain View, CA, and Michael (Nancy) Fischette of Dallas, TX, and three grandchildren Adam, Sam, and Juliette. She is also survived by five brothers, Anthony (Lynn), Joseph (Cindy), Albert (Linda), Steven (Jeanette), and Gary (Yvonne) Carnevale, and two sisters, Michelle (Randy) Mendelson and Lisa (Carl) Sangiacomo.

Grace was born in Lyons, NY and was passionate about helping others in a long career as a special ed teacher's aide and DMV trainer in central NY. She was an enthusiastic photographer who took thousands of pictures of blues musicians, friends, family, and nature. Grace was an active member of Catholic Daughters in Clyde, NY. She was known for her constant smile, generosity, and belief that life was beautiful.

A funeral mass will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mims (2309 Holder Road) on Monday, 3/24, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Holy Spirit.

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Funeral Home

North Brevard Funeral Home
1450 Norwood Avenue Titusville, FL 32796
(321) 269-9222

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 20, 2014