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GERACE, Mary R. "Maria" (Palumbo)

GERACE - Mary R. "Maria"
(nee Palumbo)
Entered into rest on January 2, 2018, beloved wife of 47 years to the late Mario M.; loving mother of Mary Frances Gerace, Roseann (Peter) Gambino, and Anthony (Donna) Gerace; devoted grandmother of Angelo (Susan) Gambino, Salvadore (Elizabeth) Gerace, Maria (Joseph) Heins, Mallory (Alex) Alemi, Rachel (Kyle) Peters, and Zachary Gerace; proud great-grandmother of Lillian, Aria, Lucas, Peter, Anna, Amelia, Michela, Oliver and Emma; sister of Connie (late Anthony) Vitagliano, Anthony (Theresa) Palumbo, and the late Millie (late Santo) LoGalbo and infants Maria, Antoinette, and Antonio Palumbo. Family will be present on Wednesday, from 4-7 PM at the Perna Dengler Roberts Funeral Home, 1671 Maple Rd. Family and friends are invited to attend A Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from St. Joseph's University Church, Thursday at 10 AM. Entombment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Mary was retired after 25 years of service with the Buffalo Board of Education. She loved cooking her famous Italian dishes and being surrounded by her family. Online condolences may be offered at

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