Obituary: Grace M. Magee, 94, of Milford,

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

Grace was born in Albany, NY 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, NY. 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 Matthew C. Magee of Walton, NY, 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, Dec. 5, from 5:00PM-8:00PM in The Gregory F Doyle Funeral Home, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Dec. 6, at 10:00AM in St Gabriel Church, 26 Broadway, Milford. Interment will follow in Putney Cemetery, Stratford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Gabriel Church, 26 Broadway, Milford, 06460 to help fund a memorial bench in honor of Grace.

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