Grace M. Lourenco, 57

Grace M. Lourenco, 57

LYNN — Grace M. Lourenco, age 57, of Lynn, died Thursday at her home after a battle with cancer.  She was the fiancée of Kevin Fogarty of Lynn. Born in Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of Adelino V. and Maria T. (Sousa) Lourenco.  She was raised in the Azores, and came to the United States in 1975. She resided in Somerville before moving to Lynn many years ago.

Grace had worked at Monte’s in Lynn, and prior to that at Honeydew and Dunkin Donuts.  She loved animals, especially her cats; and also enjoyed crocheting. She loved sports, especially soccer and hockey; and enjoyed playing slot machines and going to casinos.  Grace was loved by everyone who knew her, and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her fiancé and parents, she is survived by her siblings; Adelino Lourenco, Elizabeth Perez and Joe Lourenco; as well as her niece and nephews; Erik Vieira, and David, Diane, Kevin, Joey and Michael Lourenco.  She was the sister of the late Carlos Lourenco and aunt of the late Christopher Vieira.

Service information: Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 12 p.m. in the SOLIMINE FUNERAL HOME, 426 Broadway (Rt 129), Lynn.  Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., prior to the funeral.  Those who prefer may make donations to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.

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