Grace I. Bogaerd, 91, died on Wednesday (December 5, 2018) at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday (December 10) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday (December 11) at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Newark Cemetery.
Memorials, in her name, may be made to Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 422 Clinton Ave. S., Rochester, New York 14620.
Mrs. Bogaerd was born in Lyons on February 6, 1927, the daughter of the late Edward and Florence Baker. She was a graduate of Newark High School, Class of 1943. Grace was a teller at Chase Lincoln Bank in Newark, retiring after 20 years. After retiring from the bank, she was a clerk at Nice & Easy. For many years, she had been a volunteer for Meals on Wheel and for Red Cross Blood Drives. She also enjoyed volunteering in the library at the Perkins School. Grace was an avid reader, loved playing cards especially Euchre and Pitch.
A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, she is survived by three sons Richard (Donna) Van Norman of New Port Richey, Fla., Ronald Van Norman of Newark, and Richard (Mary Ann) Bogaerd of Rochester; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a great-great grandson; her sister, Betty (Roger) Wood of Fla.
Grace was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, George Bogaerd who died February 6, 1999.