Gracie passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the age of 85 years .She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Augustine Servello (Carmella), her children Joseph Czepiel (Aline) of Whitesboro, NY, Karen Broxson (Don) of Lenore, ID, Gail Abramowicz (Bud) of Henniker, NH and Nancy Sampson (Robert) of Greenville, SC,.Grandma Gracie will befondly remembered by her grandchildren Jennifer, Anthony, Selina, Daniel, Vanessa, Jay and great-grandchildren Jonathan and Emma.
Grace is predeceased by her parents Nicholas and Angelina(Mazza)Servello, husband Joseph J. Czepiel, her sisters Josephine Hall, Theresa Burke, Marion Cordisco, and grandson Steven Abramowicz.
She was thought of as a special aunt to Sharon, Lynda and Renee. Her many other nephews and nieces remembered her birthdays and holidays and she always had their cards and gifts displayed throughout her home. Grace liked to craft with her Home Bureau group, she loved baking her assortment of Christmas cookies to send across the country to her family and most of all she loved spending time with her dog Lucky, who she adored.
A Memorial Mass will be held to celebrate her life on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, 1736 Burrstone Road, New Hartford at 9:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers , please consider donations to the Steven-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St. Utica, NY 13502 Arrangements are under the care of the Kowalczyk Funeral Home, 1156 Lincoln Ave. Utica.