Grace Genevieve Fraser


Grace Genevieve Fraser was born at home on June 28, 1922 to George and Frances Cook.  On September 23, 1942 she married the love of her life, James Donald Fraser, in the Camp Kilmer Army Chapel the day before he shipped off to serve in the European Theatre during World War II.  While he was away she continued her studies at New Jersey College for Women (Douglas College), Rutgers and graduated in 1943 with degrees in French, Spanish and English Literature. She taught these subjects until the family settled in East Hanover where she became a Dental Assistant in her husband's office and enjoyed working side by side with him from 1951 until they retired to West Palm Beach and Monterey Beach in 1985.  

Predeceased by her husband James Donald Fraser and Daughter Valerie Ann.  She is survived by three children, James Fraser, Jr. and his wife Patricia, Nancy and her husband John Pico and Patricia and her husband Richard Fair; six beloved grandchildren, Marc Fraser and his wife Melissa, Linda Fraser and Barry, Kelly Cornwell and husband Jason, Holly Moore and husband Patrick, Richard Fair and Olivia, Megan and husband Chris Stevens; nine cherished great grandchildren, Nathan, Madison, Logan, Samantha, Steven, Jack, Landon, Chris Anthony and Abby May.  she is also survived by her much loved niece, Barbara Bauman and her husband Gary and their son John.  

Funeral Service at Keri Memorial Funeral Home, 125 Main Street, Lincoln Park, NJon Monday at 10 AM.  Interment, Prospect Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, NJ.  Visiting on Sunday from 2-5 PM.