Grace M. (Costantino) Criasia, 92, of Milford passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2020 at the Countryside Healthcare in Milford. She was the wife of the late Guerino P. Criasia who passed away in 2014. She was born in Milford daughter of the late Matteo and Lucy (Pagliucca) Costantino and lived in Milford and Falmouth. She was a graduate of the Milford High school class of 1946.
Mrs.Criasia, retired in 1989 from the former Telecron Corporation in Ashland where she was employed as a group leader. She also worked at Randix of Milford before fully retiring to the Cape where she enjoyed spending the summers with her family. Grace loved spending time on her paddle boat on Lake Winnipesaukee. She was a member of the Milford Sewing club. She loved being surrounded by her family playing bocce and croquet.
She is survived by her children, Mark Criasia and his wife Gail of Milford, Paula Hoyt of Milford, one sister Yolanda and her husband Albert Lancisi of Spartanburg SC, one sister-in-law Joanne Costantino of Milford, seven grandchildren, Jessica Smith, Marissa Criasia, Victoria Smith and her partner William Arruda, Matthew Criasia and his wife Karin Criasia, Vincent Criasia, and four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Kaylana, Madison and Cooper, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her son Peter Criasia, four brothers, John Costantino, Pat Costantino, Nicholas Costantino, Joseph Costantino, and three sisters, Angelina Pizzi, Nellie Mastroianni and Josephine Cacciola.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to https://covid19responsefund.org/
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St. Milford MA is honored to assist Grace Criasia’s Family.