HAMDEN – Barbara Jean Braemer DiGrazio, 69, of Hamden, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Masonicare of Wallingford.
Born on May 7, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Elizabeth (Higgins) Braemer and the beloved wife of Nicholas DiGrazio Sr. of Hamden for 44 years.
Barbara was the cherished mother of Nicholas (Lucille Cretella) DiGrazio Jr. of East Haven, Elizabeth (Kenneth) Daugherty of Durham, and Mark DiGrazio of Hamden. She is also survived by a host of family members and friends.
Barbara was a paraprofessional and worked at Helen Street School in Hamden for 21 years.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Hamden Memorial Funeral Home, 1300 Dixwell Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church at 11 a.m.
The family would like to thank Montowese Health and Rehab Center of North Haven, Masonicare of Wallingford, and Dr. Jeremy Kortmansky and staff of Smilow North Haven Campus.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory can be made to Masonicare Hospice unit of Wallingford.
Condolences may be expressed at hamdenmemorialfuneralhome.com.