Grace Bongiovanni, 91, of Dunkirk died Friday morning, August 16, 2013 at the Absolut at Dunkirk.
She was born September 8, 1921, in Oneida, Pennsylvania daughter of the late Matthew and Roselia (Lombardo) Parinella.
A retired employee of Red Wing in Fredonia and also had worked for the FSA at SUNY Fredonia.
Her memberships have included Holy Trinity R.C. Church.
Grace enjoyed her family, to play cards, cook and was most noted for her Christmas cookies.
Surviving are her children Frank (Suzanne) Bongiovanni of Forestville, David (Kimberle) Bongiovanni of Dunkirk, Sharon (Peter) Lucas of Silver Creek, John Jr. (Janet) Bongiovanni of Dunkirk, many grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded in death, in addition to her parents is her husband John Bongiovanni who died July 10, 1997, daughter Anita Schrader who died May 20, 2008, sisters Jessie Angelo, Angelina Nelson, twin sister Sarah Giambrone, Mary Nordland and brother Sam Parinella.
No prior visitation will be observed.
Private burial services will be in St. Joseph's cemetery. Arrangements are by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk.