2008-09-10 / Obituaries

Grace Elizabeth Marano

Grace Elizabeth Marano passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, August 31 2008. Born on June 25, 2008 to Katherine N. Tillman and Daniel Marano of Perkiomenville, PA. She is survived by her siblings Makayla, 9 and Ethan, 4 and her Aunt Mary Tillman. Also surviving are her maternal grandfather Gerard Tillman, and her great-grandmother Muriel O'Donnell, paternal grandparents Donna and Dave Marano, Uncle Jon Marano, and her great-grandparents Maria and Daniel Marano, and Mary Reilly. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother Katherine O'Donnell and paternal great-grandfather John Reilly.

In the short amount of time Grace spent with us she filled all of our hearts with so much love and special memories. She will always be remembered for her sweet personality, her smiles, and the ways she touched upon all of our lives in her own special way. She will always be our little monkopotamus.

A funeral service for Grace was be held on Monday, Sept. 8, at the Williams-Bergey- Koffel Funeral Home, Inc., 667 Harleysville Pike (Rt. 113), Franconia. Interment will be in Limerick Garden of Memories.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Grace's name to American SIDS Institute, 509 Augusta Drive, Marietta, GA 30067. (www.sids.org/ndonate.htm)

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