In Remembrance of Grace M. Amico
Grace M. AmicoDunmore, PA January 14, 1919 ~ April 4, 2012 Date of Service: April 9, 2012
Grace Amico, 93 a life-long resident of Dunmore, passed away peacefully at the Jewish Home in Scranton. She was married to the late Vincent Amico who died in 1985.
Born in Dunmore, she is the daughter of the late Donato and Catherine Carlucci Mecca. She was retired from the Lackawanna County Human Development Agency. A devout Catholic, she was a life-long member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish. She was also very devout to St. Jude. She loved to cook and make homemade pasta for people in need. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word for everyone. Grace’s greatest love was her family who will dearly miss her.
She is survived by five daughters, Jean O'Leary and Donna Dellbridge and her husband Jim, all of Harrisburg; Mary Ann Hartshorn and her husband Billy, Patricia Dee, and Cathy Pinto and her husband Joseph, all of Dunmore; a son, Jimmy and his wife Ann, Dunmore; thirteen grandchildren, James O'Leary, Robert Dee, Chrissy Rocky, William Hartshorn, Julie Bouselli, Jimmy Amico, Jennifer Salvatore, Todd Hartshorn, Angelo Bouselli, Scott Hartshorn, Jason Amico, Katie Bouselli and Keely Brazil; twenty-one great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Nettie Mecca and Mary Mecca and a brother Pete Mecca.
The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice Community Care in Dunmore, the staff of the Jewish Home, and the home aides that cared for their mother through her illness, and for the help and kindness they extended. Also, a special thanks to Jean Leonard from Telespond and Lucy Santesiero, a special friend that never forgot Grace.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 11 a.m. in the St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call Sunday evening from 4-7 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.