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Grace Black, 94; Former Longtime Greenwich Resident, Member of Local Churches

Calling hours are scheduled for Sunday, June 22 with the funeral to be held Monday, June 23.

Grace Black.
Grace Black.

From Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home.

Grace Black, died June 18, 2014 with her family by her side in Mountainside NJ. She weas 94.

Grace was born Dec. 1, 1919 to Robert and Grace Jantzen.

Grace married John Black in 1948 and had two children, Constance and John. The family moved to Greenwich in 1960, where Grace resided until moving in with her daughter and son-in-law, Bill Bradley, in 2006.

Grace was an active member of St. Paul's and Christ Church. Her interests included swimming, gardening and reading. She was passionate in her love for nature and children.

Grace worked for Amax in Greenwich, where she cherished the many friendships she made during that time. Grace devoted much of her time to family and friends.

Mrs. Black is survived by her brother Raymond, her children, John and Connie, and son in law, Bill Bradley, as well as two grandchildren, Ian and Christopher Black, and two great grandchildren, Langston and Cameron Black.

Grace was preceded in death by her husband John, and brothers, Robert, Harold and George. Grace had a deep love and affection for all her brother's and husband's extended families.

Donations may be sent to the National Audubon Society, or to your local library. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, June 23, at 11 a.m. at Christ Church, 254 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, June 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Leo Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 31 Arch St., Greenwich.

If you wish to leave an online condolence please visit www.leopgallaghergreenwich.com

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