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Grace Avitabile age 87 passed away peacefully on Friday May 5, 2017 at Charles Place Assisted Living Facility in Rockledge, FL.

Born in the Bronx, Grace later moved to Brooklyn where she met Rudy her loving husband of 65 years. Together they moved to Patchogue, Long Island where they raised their family. Finally moving to Florida in the 1990's.

Family and friends were Grace's joy and delight. She spent vacations with her friends and family on cruises and in Aruba. She loved to host and entertain and frequently had many parties at her house.

She is survived by, Rudy, her loving husband of 65 years; her 3 sons, Steven, Robert and Richard. Her Grandchildren, Maygan, Adam, T.J, Alicia and Jason; and her Great-Grandchildren, Zachary, Dylan, Titus, Sam, Olie, Miles, Isabella and Joy. As well as her sister, Wally.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by The Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, 5950 South US Highway 1, Rockledge, FL. Calling Hours will be Wednesday , May 10, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8pm.

The funeral will be held at 11 am on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Our Saviour's Catholic Church, 5301 N. Atlantic Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL .

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to Hospice of St. Francis.