Steven Vincent Grady, MD, FACOG, ABOG, ABIHM, 52, of Glastonbury, and loving fiancé of Donna DeFelice, and son of Kathryn Meek, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010.
Steve was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on March 19, 1957, son of Kathryn (Cubela) Meek and the late Stuart G. Grady. Steven pursued his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., in 1980 and then received his medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, La., in 1984. He then served his residency at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield in 1988. Steven had worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist in the Manchester and South Windsor area for over 25 years, owning his own practice, Connecticut Women Obstetrics and Gynecology LLC in South Windsor for the last five years. He was a member of the Fellow American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a diplomat of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, a member of American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the Institute of Functional Medicine, and the American Holistic Medical Association. He loved spending time boating, snow skiing, traveling, driving his Corvette, and spending time with Donna and their kitties. Above all he was an intellectual, caring, dignified, and compassionate doctor that could light up a room with his contagious smile and his robust personality.
He is survived by his mother, Kathryn Meek of Naples, Fla.; his fiancée, Donna DeFelice of Glastonbury, and her mother, Mary E. DeFelice of East Hartford, and her brother and family, Anthony C. and Kathleen DeFelice, their sons, Tommy and Tony, all of Tolland; close friends, Donna and James Kaeser of Willington, Althea DePascale and Ron Trusckowski of East Harford; along with numerous friends and colleagues. Along with his father, Steven was predeceased by his father-in-law, Anthony C. DeFelice, and a brother-in-law, Michael "Mickey" DeFelice.
Relatives and friends are invited for a Celebration of Steven's life on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9:15 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral home service at the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford.
His family will be receiving callers from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15, at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the cardiac unit at St. Francis Hospital, Attention: CICU, 114 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105.
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Published by Journal Inquirer from Jan. 14 to Jan. 18, 2010.