Grace Scalise, 86, of Warren, Pa. died Sunday morning, October 20, 2013 at John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home. She was born October 7, 1927 in Warren, Pa. daughter of the late Cyrus and Mabel Anderson Heald. She attended Warren Area High School.
She was employed at the United Refinery Company in the clerical department for 3 years. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Warren Bocce Group, her monthly card club. She did beautiful seamstress work, crocheting and knitting. She was an excellent cook and baker. She enjoyed walking, shopping and was an impeccable dresser. She adored and loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her 3 children Barbara Zingone and husband, Daniel, Douglas J. Scalise and wife, Linda, all of Warren, Pa., Mark A. Scalise and wife, Susan of Waterville, OH, 3 Grandchildren Jessica Ceriola, Lisa and Joseph Scalise, 2 Great Grandchildren Morgan and Mason Ceriola, 1 Step Grandson Jason Schober, 2 Sisters Phyllis Albaugh and husband, Stanley of Clarendon Heights, Pa., Elaine Heald of Warren, Pa. Several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, James J. “JJ” Scalise whom she married June 19, 1948 in Warren, Pa., 1 Brother Don Heald, 1 Sister Lois Flood.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a funeral service will be conducted Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. G.A. Hankins, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, Pa., 16365 or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, Pa. 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com