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Grace (Frendo) Allen

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Grace Allen (Frendo) Passed away peacefully at the age of 79 on Sat., October 6, 2007 at her home in San Carlos, with her family at her side. Born one of nine to Matthew and Marianna Frendo in San Francisco on Feb. 25, 1928. Sister of the late Josephine Schembri, Carmen Conedera, Rita Glover, Sam Frendo, Alex Frendo, and Robert Frendo. Survived by sisters, Theresa Nelson (Don), Mary Frendo; sisters-in-laws, Kathleen Frendo, Judy Frendo; many nieces, nephews and special friends. Married to the late Edward Allen for 48 years. Survived by daughters, Patty McGowan, Kathy Jacobs (Rick), Maureen Fish (Rob), and Sandy O'Brien (Kelly). "Nam" of Tami Brigman (Tom), Karyn Booth (Steve); "Grandma" of Jennifer Scott (John), Dianna Johnson (Gordon), Laura Ludwig (Ulysses); "Pep" of Randy, Darlene (Mike Doto) and Scott Fish; "Nana" of Tracy Kieffer (Brett), Bobby O'Brien (Julie); "Grandma Grace" to Brian and Bret McGowan, Bonnie McInerney, Jarrod and Adam Jacobs; and a great-grandmother of seven & two on the way. Grace retired after 37 years as a senior executive of Macy's, was a longtime volunteer for the F.I.S.H. organization and was a member of Kiwanis. Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Grace's Life on Sat., October 13, 2007, 11AM at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel, 400 Woodside Rd., Redwood City. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials in Grace's name be made to the American Cancer Society, 1650 S. Amphlett Blvd. # 110, San Mateo, CA 94402 or to the Woodside Terrace AM Kiwanis Foundation, P.O. Box 2745, Redwood City, CA 94064.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Oct. 10, 2007