Janice Grace

Obituary of Janice Grace

Janice R. Grace, age 74, of Painted Post, NY passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

Jan was born on April 12, 1943 in Corning, NY, the daughter of the late Robert P. and Florence A. (McIntyre) Preset. She married Gerald R. Grace on September 2, 1962 at the First Baptist Church of Painted Post.

She worked at the Convenient Food Mart for over a year before transferring to Wegmans and working in the bakery department as a cake decorator for 9 years. Jan and Gerry were lifetime members of the First Baptist Church of Painted Post, frequently attending Bible study at the homes of church friends. In her free time, she loved shopping, particularly on QVC. Her greatest joy was spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband, Gerald R. Grace of Painted Post; sons: Jerry (Marybeth) Grace of Addison, NY, Matt (Sherri) Grace of Suffolk, VA; mother, Florence A. Preset of Corning, NY; grandchildren: Ashley and Haley Grace of Addison, NY; siblings: Sharon Mayes, Patricia Kaul, Velvet Simmons, Robert Preset, Steven Preset and Jackee Davis.

In addition to her father, Jan was predeceased by a sister, Kelly.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place in Bath National Cemetery. Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning has been entrusted with the arrangements.