Shrewsbury – Grace C. (Berry) Fulginiti, 93, longtime resident of Shrewsbury, died Feb. 6, 2019 at the Saybrook at Haddam Assisted Living in Haddam, Conn.
She was the beloved wife of the late Frank A. Fulginiti; loving mother of Sam Fulginiti his wife Lori of Old Saybrook, Conn. and Kathryn M. Fulginiti of Shrewsbury; proud grandmother of Gigi Fulginiti; and aunt to many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Grace was predeceased by her three brothers, Edward, Robert and Richard, and four sisters; Beatrice, Mabel, Irene and Dorothy.
Grace was born in Worcester, May 30, 1925, daughter of the late Stephen and Rella (Mayo) Berry. She graduated from Commerce High School, where she met the love of her life Frank. They married in 1948 and had 57 wonderful years together.
Grace was a dedicated board member of Life Skills Inc. for many years; both she and Frank devoted their lives to their daughter Kathy and the organization that supported her. She will be remembered as a very social, caring and committed woman who made friends easily, never missing a good Bingo or card game, and was a true “Townie” in Shrewsbury and always delighted in her gardens “up the hill.”
God speed, you’ll be missed.
Visiting hours were held Feb. 10 at the Chiampa Funeral Home ~ 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center, and a Mass of Christian Burial took place from Saint Mary’s Church of Shrewsbury. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery.
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