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Grace H. Luciano

Saratoga Springs, NY - Grace H. Luciano of Beekman Street, owner and operator of Scudder’s Sandwich Shop, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012.
Born June 10, 1921, on Beekman St., Grace operated Scudder’s Sandwich Shop started by her father in the 1920s as a butcher shop/grocery store. She knew her customers by name and how they wanted their sandwiches. Grace continued her father’s precedent to give food to all who couldn’t pay. She loved cooking and baking as much as she loved her family. She was well known for her Italian (Aunt Gracie’s) cookies. She baked thousands of cookies for weddings, showers, anniversaries, graduations and birthdays of family and friends. Grace was a communicant of the Church of St. Peter and a Charter Member of the Principessa Elena Women's Society. She was a Republican Election Inspector at District #11 for over 20 years.
Grace is predeceased by her father, Giuseppe “Joe Scudder” Scuderi; mother, Margaret Sess; husbands, Anthony Meiras and Michael Luciano; sisters, Francis (Anthony) Scirocco, Jean (Ralph) Smaldone, Louse (Alphonse) Ezzo: niece, Marlene (George) Gasser; and nephew, Joseph Ezzo. 
Survivors include her nephews, Anthony Scirocco Jr. and Frank Scirocco; and great-nephews and nieces, Michael Gasser, Kimberly Anderson, Anthony Scirocco III, Mark Scirocco, Zackary Scirocco and Alexis Scirocco.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, June 2, 2012.
Burial will be in the family plot at St. Peter’s Cemetery, West Ave., Saratoga Springs.
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