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GRACE JOSEPHINE BROGNA, passed away on December 19th, 2014 in Riverside, California at the age of 96. She was the eldest child of Micheline and Angelo Vaccaro. Grace loved to relate stories about growing up with four mischievous but loving brothers and her beautiful little sister. In 1940 she married Henry N. Brogna who remained the love of her life for 57 years. She and Henry raised their daughters in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In 1978 they relocated to California along with their daughters and their families. Grace was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry and her beloved daughter Amelia M. Dootson. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Quigney (husband Jeffrey), brothers Samuel and Joseph, four grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Grace loved people and eagerly gave and received hugs from everyone. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting. The family would like to thank her wonderful caregivers: RC, Rose, and most especially Christine. Grace enjoyed a long and happy life. She will be missed. Visitation and Funeral at: Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park and Mortuary, 11500 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, California 92505. Visitation Sunday, December 28 5 pm to 8 pm, Rosary 6:30. Funeral Mass Monday, December 29 at 10 am. Reception immediately following at: Marie Callender's, 160 E. Rincon, Corona, California.

Published in Press-Enterprise from Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, 2014
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