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Jennie L. Grilli

Obituary for Jennie L. Grilli

August 26, 1926 - February 26, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 91


Jennie L. (Addesa) Grilli, 91, of Manchester, died February 26, 2018 at Elliot Hospital after a period of declining health.

She was born in Boston, MA on August 26, 1926 to Giovanni and Natalina (Rocco) Addesa. She lived in Massachusetts in Medford and Malden for many years before moving to Manchester in the 1990's.

Mrs. Grilli worked at John Hancock Life Insurance Company in Boston. She also sang professionally and was a member of the choir at St. Mary's Church in the North End of Boston. Her passions were cooking, opera and time spent with family.

She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Joseph M. Grilli in 2015.

The family includes three children, Claudia Grilli of Hooksett, David Grilli and his wife, Tracy, of Londonderry and Andrea Chatfield and her husband, Scott, of Bedford; three grandchildren, Victoria Grilli, Luke Grilli and his wife, Erica, and Brendan Chatfield; and one great grandchild, Gianna Grilli.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church, 265 So. Main St., Manchester. Committal prayers followed at Holy Cross Cemetery, 175 Broadway, Malden, MA.

Memorial donations may be made to the Manchester Animal Shelter, 490 Dunbarton Rd., Manchester, NH 03102

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Manchester, NH 03104
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