Grace Michelina (née Simeone) Gargiulo, 92, of Jersey City/North Palm Beach, FL passed away on August 11, 2020.
Born to Peter and Elizabeth Simeone on April 27, 1928, Grace went on to graduate from Notre Dame College, Staten Island in 1949. Her proudest accomplishment was her family and the children she nurtured with her husband of 65 years, Anthony Gargiulo. Grace taught Social Studies at St. Aloysius High School in Jersey City and led an engaging classroom. She was passionate about the world and traveling, and also enjoyed her time reading, knitting, and baking.
Grace is survived by her dear sister, Michelina MacGregor, her dear sisters-in-law Rosalie Maguire and Elizabeth Valenzola, her beloved children, Louis (Gloria) Gargiulo, Michelina (Alan) Cirello, Maria-Grace (Thomas) DiCondina, Peter (Kate) Gargiulo, Bettina (Donald) Kretz, and her many adored 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She is pre-deceased by her loving parents, devoted husband Anthony, and beloved daughters Lisa Gargiulo and Celia Gargiulo. She will be forever loved and even more missed.
A celebration of Grace’s life will be held on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Aedan’s Church in Jersey City (800 Bergen Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306). Family and friends who cannot attend in person may view a livestream on Facebook during the funeral at https://www.facebook.com/800bergen.