Grace F. Alexis

Grace F. Alexis, 98, of Belford, NJ, passed away peacefully on November 23, 2018 at Bayside Manor in Keansburg. She was born and raised in New York City and moved with her husband, James, to Staten Island where they raised their family. Grace worked as a secretary for P.S. 55 in Staten Island. A lifelong faithful Catholic, Grace placed God at the center of her life. She had a special devotion to the Rosary and was very active in the pro-life movement. Grace cherished her family, and six generations were blessed to have known her love and care. She loved music and was rarely without a song on her lips and in her heart.

Grace is survived by a daughter, Marie Alexis, of Medfield, MA; a daughter, Graceanne (William) Montanus of Belford, NJ; a son, James J. Alexis of New Hope, PA; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James, in 1981 and her grandson, Paul, in 1987.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 5:00-9:00 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown, NJ. A service will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 28 at 9:15 am, and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am in St. Mary’s Chapel, 26 Leonardville Road, New Monmouth. Burial will follow at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown. Donations in Grace’s memory may be made to 40 Days for Life, www.40daysforlife.com

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