Grace M. Vinci (nee Piscitelli) of Pearl River, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, August 13, 2021. She was 86.
Grace was born January 26, 1935 to the late Albert and Marie Frances (Bernardo) Piscitelli in Bronx, NY.
On April 30, 1955 she married her true love, Carl Vinci at Immaculate Conception Church in Bronx, NY. In 1963 they moved to Pearl River to raise their family.
Grace will be remembered for her love of family, her contagious smile, and her many acts of kindness. She will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives she touched.
She was the devoted mother to her three children, Debbie Heitner and husband, Harry of Marlboro, NJ, Donna Allison and husband, Bill of Pearl River and Frank Vinci and Terry Tannenbaum of Freehold, NJ. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Rachel (Greg), Scott (Desiree) and Melanie Heitner; Billy (Kerri) and Jeffrey Allison and Jenna, Michael, Sarah and Katelyn Vinci, Ryanne (Greg) and Evan. and precious great-grandchildren, Emma, Noah, Bodhi, Lenny, Hunter and Dylan along with many beloved nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Carl (March 11, 2001) and her four brothers (sisters-in-law), and one sister (brother-in-law).
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM Monday August 23,2021 at St. Aedan R. C. Church, Pearl River. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. Visiting is Sunday August 22, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Grace’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.
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