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Grace Bozzett

1924 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Grace Bozzett

AGE: 93 • Brick

Dedicated mother, grand mother and great grandmother, Grace Bozzett, age 93 of Brick NJ passed into God's hands from natural causes July 1st 2017 peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her son William and three granddaughters, Theresa Losa, Stacy McFeely, and Breanna Bozzett. Grace was born in Brooklyn NY on March 22, 1924, she was 1 of 12 children born to Thomas & Lucy Paladino whom migrated from Sicily Italy around the turn of the 20th century. Grace came from very humble beginnings, in her early days when she was in 4th grade she was taken out of school like many poor children at that time and was put to work in a factory in NYC, she also would cut her hair short and dress as a boy so that she would be able to shine shoes at Grand Central Station. She would earn about 5 cents a day to help her family put food on the table. Grace later on went to work in many famous hotels and restaurants from the Poconos to St. Augustine FL. Later in life she work as a nurse for 20 years at the Point Pleasant Hospital in NJ. Grace was and amazing seamstress and artist, she continued both passions to the very end. Grace spent much of her last 10 years with her grand children and great grand children. She lived on her own and never wanted for anything. Grace was one of a kind, generous, wise, kind, funny, loving, with a great sense of humor and was sharp as a tac. She was an amazing woman in every way and will be greatly missed. Grace is survived by 3 siblings, 2 sons, 7 grand children and 11 great grand children. The last great granddaughter being Grace Mary Losa, named in honor of her. If you would like to send condolences, they can be sent to William Bozzett, 326 Lockheed Rd. Brick NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 10, 2017
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