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Gloucester, MA – Grace A. (Fav…

Gloucester, MA – Grace A. (Favazza) Davis, 95, wife of Richard W. Davis, passed away in Gloucester Healthcare on Tuesday evening, May 15, 2018, with family by her bedside.
Grace was born in Gloucester, MA on July 22, 1922, the daughter of the late Salvatore and Crucificia Josephine (Lucido) Favazza. She grew up in Gloucester and attended Gloucester schools. Her children grew up with a wonderful caring mother. She loved her family. Sisters, brothers, grandchildren, nieces and nephews were very important to her. She was a great cook and enjoyed having her family around her for Sunday and holiday dinners. Gracie, when she was a young girl, had worked on the waterfront. She went antiquing, with her husband, buying, selling and trading, for well over 40 years, as well as partaking in one of her and Dick’s favorite pastimes, gambling. Dick and she went to Vegas many times as well as Foxwoods, Plain Ridge and others. A very sweet, sociable and loving lady will be missed by her family and her abundance of friends.
She is survived by her husband Dick, affectionately known by her as “My Dickie”, whom she was married to for 55 years, her children, Bunny Rowe and her husband, Bill, Bobby Grover and his wife, Pat, Christine Loiacano and her husband Phil; her brother, Joseph Favazza and his wife, Grace, sisters Betty Ciulla, J.J. Pramis and her husband Peter, Patricia Imperato and her husband Philip, her lifelong friend Gen Randazza; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her children, Maureen Ruchman and Barry Grover; brother Mike Favazza; sisters, Nina Benson and Grace A. Parisi.
In keeping with Grace’s strict wishes, a visiting hour will be held in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St. Gloucester, on Wednesday, May 23, from 10 to 11 a.m. A short service will follow at 11 a.m. Family and friends are cordially invited. Burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to: Cape Ann Animal Aid, 4 Paws Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930 or Gloucester Healthcare, c/o Donna Knowles, 272 Washington St. Gloucester, MA 01930 and please state- In memory of Grace Davis. Online condolences may be given at: www.greelyfuneralhome.com.

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