Graciela De Saldana

Graciela Chela (Vasquez) De Saldana, of Randolph, formerly of the Republic of Panama, passed away suddenly on July 4, 2013, at the age of 93. Graciela was born, educated and lived in Panama for many years. After several years of traveling to America, she finally settled in Randolph about 25 years ago. Graciela will be remembered as a great cook, excellent seamstress and for her love of dancing. She was a devout and loyal catholic whose faith was very important to her. However, her loyalty to her family and friends is what stands out most to those close to her. Graciela is survived by her loving daughter Elena Bernal and her husband Edgar of Randolph. Daughter of the late Soledad Vasquez. Sister of the late Maria Soto, Socorro Vasquez, Jorge Hoyos and Amelia Vasquez. Devoted grandmother of Robert Sterling, Jr. of Brockton, Abby Sterling and her spouse Heather Martin of Berkley, Jen Mercurio and her husband Joe of Weymouth and the late Elena Patrizi. Great-grandmother of Anne Varney of Abington, Kimberly Patrizi of Quincy, Katelyn Patrizi of Quincy and Angela Mercurio of Weymouth. Dear aunt to Abdiel Soto, Nelva Soto, Jorge Hoyos and Marissa Hoyos all of Panama. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Mass Monday, July 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church, 211 No. Main St., Randolph. At the request of the family, visiting hours have been omitted and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the , P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

Published in The Patriot Ledger on July 27, 2013