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Gladys (Armstrong) Grato

February 8, 1939 ~ January 5, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Grato, Gladys M. (Armstrong) of East Boston, passed away on January 5th surrounded by her loving family. 

Beloved daughter of William and Ellen (Johnston) Armstrong.

Beloved wife of the late Simone "Sonny" Grato. Devoted mother of Ellen, Barbara, Patricia, Simone Grato and her companion Robert Mellone all of East Boston, Anthony Grato Sr. and his wife Karol of East Falmouth, Charles Grato and his wife Sherri of Weymouth and Danielle Schell and her husband Richard of Chelsea.

Cherished grandmother of Robyn, Johnathan, Michael, Anthony, Gabrielle, Brandon and the late Robert Jr. Great Grandmother of Kayla, Koshin, Sonny, Johnathan Jr. and beloved dog Mom to Rex.

Dear sister of William Armstrong and his sweetheart Ann Tobin, John Armstrong and his wife Joanne, Mabel Arsenault and Theresa Morrissey and her husband Martin and the late Margaret, Jeanette, Winifred, Patricia, Frances, Mary and Rita.

Dear sister - in law of Fredrick Grato and his wife Judith, Marie St. Pierre, Annette Haycock, Robert Kozlowski, Elaine, Kathleen, Cheryl, Linda Grato and the late Antonio, Susan, James, Roger, Thomas, Charles, Joseph, Henrietta, Gerald, Rosemary and Eugene.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Gladys' life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Sunday January 12 from 2-6PM and again on Monday morning at 8:30AM before leaving in funeral procession to Sacred Heart Church Brooks St., East Boston for a 10:00AM funeral mass in celebration of Gladys' life. Services will conclude with Gladys being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden and a family gathering at Mixx 360 in Malden.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Service
Monday
January 13, 2020

8:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
Monday
January 13, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
45 Brooks St.
East Boston, MA 02128

Committal
Monday
January 13, 2020

11:15 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148

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