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Obituary: Grace M. Magee, 94

Friends and family may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home, 291 Bridgeport Ave., Milford.

Obituary: Grace M. Magee, 94 Credit: Patch File Photo
Obituary: Grace M. Magee, 94 Credit: Patch File Photo

Grace M. Magee, age 94, of Milford, beloved wife of the late John Edward Magee, died on Saturday, Nov. 30.

Grace was born in Albany, N.Y. on July 22, 1919 to the late Charles and Susan Stevens Bennett.

She worked as a glass blower during the war and later was a baby nurse in a pediatrician’s office. She completed her career as a recreation therapist.

Grace was a longtime parishioner of Saint Gabriel Church where she served as a Eucharistic minister. Grace also was a founding member of the Peace of Christ Prayer Ministry in Yonkers, N.Y.

She was a member of the Catholic Daughters Laurelton Chapter and the Rosary Society. She was an avid baker, making wedding cakes for many of her children.

Survivors include her children: John A. Magee (Linda), Edward ‘Ned’ G. Magee, Maryellen Magee-Brown (Doug), Nancy Jean Elmer (Jonathan) all of Milford, Matthew C. Magee of Walton, N.Y., dear nephew and niece; Robert Crimmins and Fioneula Herity, 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Grace is predeceased by her daughter, Angela Magee, grandson, Matt Edgar, two sisters, one brother and nephew, Brendan Herity.

Friends and family may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home, 291 Bridgeport Ave., Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in St Gabriel Church, 26 Broadway, Milford. Interment will follow in Putney Cemetery, Stratford.

Charitable donations may be made in Grace's memory to the following organization:

Saint Gabriel Church- to help fund a memorial bench in honor of Grace 
26 Broadway, Milford, CT 06460

Obituary courtesy of the Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home

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