Kathleen "Kathy" Branca (Grace), 69, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of John Branca for 42 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late George Grace, Jr. and Marie (Neri) Grace.
She was the beloved mom of Nicole Branca. Dear sister to George Grace and his wife Donna Roderick.
Kathy worked with the Reading is Fundamental program for many years. She loved reading, traveling, baking cookies for her family and friends, and seeing Broadway musicals.
Her funeral will be held Monday, August 2, 2021 at 9 a.m. from the Maceroni Funeral Home, 1381 Smith St., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. Visitation Sunday 4 - 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathy's memory may be made to: Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI. 02904.