March 27, 1927 ~ December 31, 2019

Born in: Rochester NY,
Resided in: Greece, New York

Greece: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at age 92. Predeceased by her husband Elmer (Armando); sisters, Rosemarie Cupo, Mary Jane (Custie) Marinetti; brother; John Anzalone; in laws; Frank & Loretta Cupo, Pat Cupo, Albert & Shirley Cupo, Grace Merlau; nephew, Tom Merlau; niece, Sandy Cupo Van Bortel. Survived by her loving daughter and son-in law, Judy (John) Brondon; grandchildren, Drs. Philip and Jennifer Brondon, Elise and Michael Gruttadauria, Marc and Maria Brondon; great-grandchildren, Alina, Andrew, Gino, Sienna, John, Armando and Bianca; brothers-in-law, Salvatore Cupo, Earl and Penny Cupo, Dick (Jo Ann)Merlau; sister-in-law, Betty Cupo; her special and loving nieces, nephews and cousins; many loving family and dear friends.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. John Robb for being by their side during Grace’s difficult time. Grace was an incredible mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was supportive to her family in every way and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Grace’s visitation will be held Thursday, January 2nd 4-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, January 3rd 9:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Entombment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to American Heart Association in honor of E. Cupo Performathon c/o Touch of Dance Performing Art Center 3200 W. Ridge Road Suite 2 Rochester, NY 14626 in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook visit
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Visitation: January 2, 2020 4:00 pm - January 2, 2020 8:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Service: January 3, 2020 9:30 am - January 3, 2020 9:30 am

St. Charles Borromeo Church
3003 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14616

Burial: January 3, 2020 12:00 am - January 3, 2020 12:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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  1. Judy, John and family, I was saddened to hear about your Mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Judy and family,
    So sorry to hear about mom.
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.
    Beautiful memories!
    With Sympathy,
    Jean & Bill Brown

  3. John, Judy and Family:

    Our deepest condolences regarding the passing of "Nana" Grace. She will be truly missed by all of us.

    We love you all and are in our thoughts and prayers.


    Joseph and Joan Brondon

  4. Judy, John and Family,

    Sincerest sympathies on the loss of your mom. You and your family are in our prayers. God bless.

    Alphonse and ChrisAnn Sasso

  5. Judy & Family,
    We are so very sorry to learn of the passing of your mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Judy, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I am sure your mom and dad must be having a wonderful reunion right now. I remember growing up, all your family gatherings when all the aunts and uncles and cousins would go to your house. I am sorry I missed the service, I only heard about her passing today (Sunday 1/5/20). My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Judy, so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Just saw this today and so terribly sorry to have missed her services. So many memories of growing up on Desmond.
    My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. May God Bless and Keep You.

  8. Judy, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time….I remember one night my parents were talking with your parents…your parents were on cloud nine…they had just learned Grace was pregnant…they were beyond excited… They had waited for you for 11 years….and when you were born…you became their life…dancing…which you eventually excelled in…your parents were so supportive of your choice in a career…and your mom made your costumes…when the holidays came there was always tons of people at your parents home…your mom was always so kind and caring…Heaven just gained another angel and rest assured the reunion with your father was joyous….She certainly achieved her full measure of Creation on this earth.

    Sorry I missed the service, we are now living in Utah.

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