Grace F. Macholl, age 60, of West Haven, passed away on January 19, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Born in New Haven on June 13, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Acompora and Pearl Richards. Grace was the wife of Arthur G. Macholl, Jr; stepmother of Holly Potaz of New Haven, Jason Potaz of New Haven, Heather Macholl of New Haven, Jennifer Macholl of West Haven, and Jason Macholl of East Haven. She leaves numerous grandchildren, including Jonathan and Alexis Huerta. Grace was a resident of West Haven most of her life, moving from Hamden. She was a former cashier for Stop & Shop Stores. Her funeral and burial was private.

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  1. My Dear Friend Grace, you must know how much I cared about you and how much I loved you! We had some good times Lady Grace! I’m going to miss you, but I will never forget what a beautiful, kind woman you were. You were a wonderful Grandma too! The kids all adored you. You are in Heaven now where no pain or suffering exists. Rest Peacefully. We will meet again someday! I Love You! Your Forever Friend, Tara.

  2. There are no words that can ever amount up to how much you will be missed and loved by your son who you took into your heart when I was a baby up until I am 34 yrs old and raised me like I was yours. I still can’t believe this time has come. You are the reason I am who I am now and I thank you for that,and for putting in the time and effort to form me into a great person with respect and not just walking away because I wasn’t yours. Monica and the kids love you and miss you too. I love you Mom and you will always have a place in my heart …..I LOVE YOU………..

  3. They say only two great women come along in this lifetime; your mother is the first and your great love is the second. Gracie that was you and there will never be another that compares to you and your warmth, generosity, and the huge heart that you had, especially when it came to children. You loved every child that came in contact with you as if they were your own, you also were a huge animal lover and your legacy will live on. You will always be in my heart until I leave this world . Gracie you will never be forgotten and you are very missed. Gracie you were the best friend I ever had and no one can ever take your place. Love Unkie Joe Joe

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