Tunison, Grace (nee Guidetti)

Tunison, Grace (nee Guidetti)

April 24, 1920 – November 19, 2015
Age 95 of St. Paul, passed away peacefully with family on November 19, 2015. Preceded in death by beloved husband, Hubert; parents, James and Angelina Guidetti; siblings, Ray, Emily, Gerry, John, and Anthony. Survived by children, Mary (Brad) Dennis, and Peter (Linda Jungers); grandchildren, Chris, Damian, Drew, Meri and Nico; and several great-grandchildren. Grace was born in 1920 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey and graduated from Newark State Teachers College where she met Hugh before he joined the Navy; they were married in 1944 and lived in Rutherford, NJ for the next sixty years where she was active in the community. A lifelong Wood-Ridge, NJ elementary school teacher, after retiring she continued to enjoy her love for travel and sailing with Hugh and her best friend Vilma who she met when they began teaching together in 1942. Later in life she moved to Minnesota closer to her children and enjoyed her final years there in peace. A longtime member of St Mary Church in Rutherford, NJ, she was recently a member at St Louis in St Paul. Services and interment to be held in New Jersey at a future time. Memorials preferred to a charity of your choice. (Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 22, 2015)