ARMENIO, GRACE

A funeral mass was offered Sept. 21 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Grace Armenio, 99, of Hoboken. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sept. 17. Grace was born in Jersey City to Francesco and Concetta Fabrizio. Growing up in the Marion section, she graduated from Dickinson High School and went on to work for Western Electric, in Kearny, where she met her husband, Sam, of 61 years. She later became a junior library assistant for the Hoboken Public Library for 19 years and retired in 1985. Grace enjoyed her home down the Jersey Shore, trips to Atlantic City, reading, completing crossword puzzles, and was a spectacular dancer. She was a wonderful cook and baker and loved family gatherings. Grace is predeceased by her husband, Samuel Vincent Armenio, her siblings, Romeo, Annette, Raymond and Arthur, and her son-in-law, Joseph Gualario. Grace’s memory will be cherished by her family including her three  daughters, Janet Meissner and her husband Joseph, Grace Gualario, and Barbara Fitzgibbons and her husband Jude, as well as the pride of her life; her grandchildren including Erica O’Brien and her husband Richard, Lea DiVincent and her husband Stephen, and Christina Mautone and her husband Mark, and her great-grandchildren, Richard, Nicholas, Sophia, Amelia, Stephen, and Christian and many nieces and nephews. Services arranged by the Lawton-Turso Funeral Home, Hoboken.