Anella Helen Grimaldi, 90, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 in Melbourne, FL. She was born on August 31, 1923 in New York, NY. Mrs. Grimaldi moved to Brevard County in 1970 where she and her husband, Vincent established the family's candy store in Downtown Melbourne. She found serenity in her faith and was a long time parishioner of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. In her leisure, she enjoyed gardening and gazing at the afterglow of a sunset. Mrs. Grimaldi will be remembered as a sharp witted and delightful woman, who loved her family, and appreciated the gift of life.
She leaves memories to be cherished by her devoted husband of 54 years, Vincent; daughter, Caroline Grimaldi (Bill Nutt); sons, Frank (Becky) and Vinnie (LuAnn) Grimaldi; sisters, Antoinette Haight and Virginia Pagano (Nunzio); grandchildren, Heather, Josh and Joey; great-grandchildren, Xavier, Rosemary, Rohan, Malachi and Linwood.
Family will greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 7th at Davis Seawinds Funeral Home, Melbourne. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8th at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Indialantic. Interment will follow at Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge.
Condolences can be shared at davisseawinds.com
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Oct. 6, 2013