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Grace Gifford Burghardt, 86, of Fairfax, VA, passed away on January 7, 2013 at home in Fairfax, VA. A celebration of Grace's life will be held at the Advent Funeral Home (7211 Lee Hwy., Falls Church, VA), on Friday, January 11, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. A mass will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013, 11:30 a.m., at St. James Catholic Church, 905 Park Avenue, Falls Church, VA; interment at a later date in New Jersey. Grace was born in New Jersey to Earl and Dorothy Gifford on August 21, 1926. She is survived by her four children, Dorothy (LaChapelle), Carol (Serrano), Peter, and James; grandchildren, Joanne, Joshua, David, Jessica, Carl, Dori, Kevin, and Anne; great grandchildren, Bailey, Carl Jovani, Xavier, Joshua, Jordan, Isabella, Rylan, Jaysen, and Parker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Otto Burghardt. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the , P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

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Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 10, 2013
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