Audrey M. (Gratton) Giorgi, 56, of Petaluma, CA for 36 years passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 11, 2019. She was the beloved wife, of Kenneth A. Giorgi to whom she was married for 29 years. Audrey is survived by her two daughters, Alyssa and Vanessa. Audrey was born on March 12, 1963 in Putnam, CT and grew up in Eastford, CT.
She is survived by her mother, Mary (Wetherell) Gratton and her partner Dana Basto of Woodstock, CT, and her late father M. Philip Gratton. She is also survived by five siblings, Debra Reynolds and Russell of Eastford, CT, Brian Gratton of Eastford, CT, Martin Gratton and Cynthia of St. Petersburg, FL, her twin sister Arlene Goodwin and Bruce of Ashford, CT, Mistie Hagenhoff and Nicholas of Frisco, TX, along with many nieces and nephews. To an endearing adventuresome friend, Priscilla Beach of Novato, CA, a special acknowledgement and to her neighboring family “Thank you and I love you!”
We are grateful for the services from Hospice by the Bay. Audrey was in the professional field of graphic design at USA Today, a private studio, Mrs. Grossman’s Paper Company, and Friedman’s Home Improvement. Audrey’s forward creative thinking kept her invigorated and rewarded.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a graveside memorial and burial at the East Woodstock Cemetery, Prospect Street, Woodstock, CT on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. immediately followed by Audrey’s Celebration of Life. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Audrey’s name may be made to: Northeast CT Cancer Fund, Day Kimball Healthcare, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260 or online at www. Daykimball.org/resources/patient-and-family-support/nect-cancer-fund. Local funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanandValade.com.