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Kathryn Elizabeth Grassi

May 2, 1928 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Kathryn Grassi Obituary

Kathryn Elizabeth Grassi, 95, passed away peacefully in Myrtle Beach on February 17, 2024. Kathryn was born on May 2nd 1928 to the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Hefferman) Gaffney in Bronx NY.

She was predeceased  by her 3 brothers, Thomas, James and Robert Gaffney and her sister, Mary Goetz. Kathryn attended school at St Brendan’s school and St Thomas Aquinas High School, Bronx, NY. Kathryn married her beloved husband Robert in 1963. They were happily married until his passing in 2012.

Kathryn worked as a Bookkeeper for Ross-Gaffney, Inc. in New York City until her retirement in 1990. After moving to West Palm Beach, FL she did volunteer work for the WPBPD helping to computerize their records and then worked as a bookkeeper for the Cathedral of St Ignatius Loyola until she was 84.

Kathryn is survived by her stepson, Robert Grassi(Carol) and step grandsons Robert and Gregory Grassi, her nieces and nephews, Edward (Denise) Goetz, Janet (Dennis) Gaul, Patricia (William) Lang, Richard (Elizabeth) Goetz, Paul (Rosemary) Gaffney, Brian Gaffney, Robert (Ellen) Gaffney and Elizabeth (Charles Burrows) Gaffney as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.

Kathryn was a devout Catholic and was loved by everyone who knew her. She stayed in touch with former neighbors, co-workers, family and friends via Facebook and phone calls. Kathryn loved listening to music, reading and watching TV mystery shows. She was also the family historian, keeping track of the family tree. Kathryn had a beautiful smile. She lived a very full and meaningful life, and will be missed dearly.

A memorial Mass / Celebration of life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 3, 2024 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 503 37th Avenue N., Myrtle Beach, SC.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made in her honor to St. Jude's Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org.

 

 

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Celebration of Life
Friday
May 3, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Andrew Catholic Church (Myrtle Beach, SC)
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