~~Graciela “Chela” Grande, of Chatham Township, formerly of Jersey City, entered peacefully into eternal life on October 5th at her residence. Born April 27, 1937 in Cusco, Peru, she lived in Jersey City before moving to Chatham 15 years ago.
She adored her family, a good laugh and a good ceviche. Graciela loved to spend time with her family, dance, sew, travel and watch her favorite TV show “Caso Cerrado”. She is the beloved wife of Leonidas Rodolfo Grande, beloved mother of Marianella Goldstein and her husband, Richard, Maria Sista and her husband Lawrence, and Angela Herles and her husband Christopher, proud and loving grandmother of Vito Sista, Ariana Sista, Gabriella & Ethan Goldstein.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Visitation on Friday, October 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ. Cremation will be held privately.