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Grace Cambareri Obituary

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Grace Cambareri

Mt. Kisco, New York

February 14, 1935 - September 8, 2021

Grace Cambareri Obituary

Grace Cambareri was born Grazia Bueti in her hometown Solano Superiore Italia to hardworking and loving parents Giuseppina and Carmelo Bueti on February 14th 1935. She worked alongside her parents and sisters Girolama and Domenica to provide a better living for themselves and her younger siblings. In 1953 her future husband met her by chance when he was visiting his cousin in the same hometown. January 31st 1955 Grace with her family arrived in New York Harbor on the Christopher Columbus ship to begin her hew life in America. She met her future husband Richard again in Mt Kisco and within 6 months she was married on September 4th 1955. After the honeymoon they settled in Fleetwood where she worked as a Seamstress. Eventually they moved back to Mt Kisco becuase they were starting a family in 1957 and in the following years they were complete with two daughters and a son. She had become a US Citizen and was working to help support her family. After working various jobs, she took a position with Rippowam Cisqua Schools and retired as Kitchen Manager and Chef after 25 years. Grace was cooking lunches from scratch for 300 Rippowam students a day and at times cooked at the School Trustees' fundraising events. She was instrumental in the opening of the Corner Store Deli in Bedford Hills and created delicious foods and desserts for customers over 8 years Additionally she was the Primary Cook for the Knights of Columbus #1852 Corporation Catering Hall where the proceeds benefited the Organization's various charities, building renovations and maintenance for over 10 years In 1999 she retired to her last job as the Nonna to her grandson and granddaughter with whom her husband was involved in their upbringing She also became an international traveler and domestic doyenne. Everyone was welcomed to her home to enjoy her passion in cooking and baking. Her ability to recreate by memory a recipe she viewed on a cable show was impeccable. Moreover she would make international foods expanding our palates beyond the American and Italian menu. A natural green thumb, her garden and flower beds were bountiful and colorful. Grace love to make dresses, knit scarfs and make alterations on clothing. She would surprise us with making centerpieces for the holidays. Grace loved the outdoors as it provided her much joy. So many deer, rabbits, squirrels and birds would visit and enjoy her scraps. Having taught herself to read and write she developed a good vocabulary. She mastered the iPad at the age of 85. . If she was alone, music was playing and she was reading up on the latest fashion. She was a parishioner of Saint Francis of Assisi, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1852 Ladies Auxiliary and member of the Italian American Club of Northern Westchester. Grace would warm one's heart with her smile, charm and genuine love. Her husband Richard, Parents, Brother and Sisters predeceased her. She is survived by her daughters Nancy and Joann, son Joseph, grandson Joseph and granddaughter Samantha Grace. Also brother Rocco, sister Serafina, Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews and their children remain after her passing. Family & Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Grace that will be celebrated on Saturday September 11th 2021 at 10:00am St. Francis of Assisi Church Mt. Kisco Burial will follow St. Francis Cemetery Mass of Christian Burial St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00 AM 2 Green Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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Grace Cambareri was born Grazia Bueti in her hometown Solano Superiore Italia to hardworking and loving parents Giuseppina and Carmelo Bueti on February 14th 1935. She worked alongside her parents and sisters Girolama and Domenica to provide a better living for themselves and her younger siblings. In 1953 her future husband met her by chance when he was visiting his cousin in the same hometown. January 31st 1955 Grace with her family arrived in New York Harbor on the Christopher Columbus ship to begin her hew life in America. She met her future husband Richard again in Mt Kisco and within 6 months she was married on September 4th 1955. After the honeymoon they settled in Fleetwood where she worked as a Seamstress. Eventually they moved back to Mt Kisco becuase they were starting a family in 1957 and in the following years they were complete with two daughters and a son. She had become a US Citizen and was working to help support her family. After working various jobs, she took a position with Rippowam Cisqua Schools and retired as Kitchen Manager and Chef after 25 years. Grace was cooking lunches from scratch for 300 Rippowam students a day and at times cooked at the School Trustees' fundraising events. She was instrumental in the opening of the Corner Store Deli in Bedford Hills and created delicious foods and desserts for customers over 8 years Additionally she was the Primary Cook for the Knights of Columbus #1852 Corporation Catering Hall where the proceeds benefited the Organization's various charities, building renovations and maintenance for over 10 years In 1999 she retired to her last job as the Nonna to her grandson and granddaughter with whom her husband was involved in their upbringing She also became an international traveler and domestic doyenne. Everyone was welcomed to her home to enjoy her passion in cooking and baking. Her ability to recreate by memory a recipe she viewed on a cable show was impeccable. Moreover she would make international foods expanding our palates beyond the American and Italian menu. A natural green thumb, her garden and flower beds were bountiful and colorful. Grace love to make dresses, knit scarfs and make alterations on clothing. She would surprise us with making centerpieces for the holidays. Grace loved the outdoors as it provided her much joy. So many deer, rabbits, squirrels and birds would visit and enjoy her scraps. Having taught herself to read and write she developed a good vocabulary. She mastered the iPad at the age of 85. . If she was alone, music was playing and she was reading up on the latest fashion. She was a parishioner of Saint Francis of Assisi, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1852 Ladies Auxiliary and member of the Italian American Club of Northern Westchester. Grace would warm one's heart with her smile, charm and genuine love. Her husband Richard, Parents, Brother and Sisters predeceased her. She is survived by her daughters Nancy and Joann, son Joseph, grandson Joseph and granddaughter Samantha Grace. Also brother Rocco, sister Serafina, Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews and their children remain after her passing. Family & Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Grace that will be celebrated on Saturday September 11th 2021 at 10:00am St. Francis of Assisi Church Mt. Kisco Burial will follow St. Francis Cemetery Mass of Christian Burial St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00 AM 2 Green Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549

NO PUBLIC VISITATION PER GRACE'S REQUEST

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Grace Cambareri hosted by Cassidy Flynn Funeral Directors.

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