Grace Borello

May 9, 2012       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Grace Borello, 94, passed Tuesday, May 8, at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where she had been a resident.

A funeral Mass will be said 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Watertown. A prayer service will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at the Glenwood Mausoleum.

Calling hours will be 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Born July 24, 1917, in Watertown, a daughter of Antonio and Rose DiBartello Bastrella, she attended Boone Street School.

She married Patsy Borello on Dec. 12, 1931, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Mr. Borello owned and operated Borello’s Trucking Co. He passed Dec. 14, 1983.

Mrs. Borello was a store clerk at the Apex Army & Navy Store in Watertown for several years.

She enjoyed bingo, auto racing, and was a fabulous cook.

She was a communicate of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Among her survivors are a son and his wife, Patrick A. and Colleen A. Borello, Sackets Harbor and Concord, S.C.; a granddaughter, Tania M. Andre, Watertown; two grandsons, Anthony J. Borello, Willow Grove, Pa., and Patrick A. and Katie Borello, Broomfield, Colo.; three great-grandchildren, Lillie, Lucie and Lucas Andre; a sister and her husband, Caroline and Sam Leone, Watertown; several nieces and nephews.

A sister, Mary Baytos, died before her.

Donations may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Information provided by Hart & Bruce Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.