Grace E. (Donahue) Kristolaitis passed away Wednesday, January 6 in St. Vincent. Five days after celebrating her 95th birthday on January 1.
Her husband, Kastin Kristolaitis passed away in 2003. She leaves two children, Kathleen A. Casey and her husband, Michael of West Boylston and their children, Christine and Emily and Kevin J. Kristolaitis and his wife, Christine and his children, Jason, Kim and Jeremy; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Geraldine Villnave of Holden and Marion King of Worcester and many nieces and nephews. Six siblings, Rita Senior, Agnes Gagne, Margaret Degon, Theresa Dangredo, Josephine Baillargeon and Timothy Donahue predeceased her. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Timothy and Rose (Morrissey) Donahue.
Grace loved warm sunny days sitting on the deck in Ipswich. She loved to reminisce and share stories about the old days with her family. Grace also enjoyed word puzzles and the game show network.
Visiting Hours are Sunday, January 10, from 2 to 4pm at Callahan Fay Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle St. Worcester. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, January 11 at 10am in St. John’s Church, 40 Temple St. Worcester. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Saint John’s Food Pantry.