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Graziella “Grace” Kibala passed away suddenly at the Elk Valley Hospital on December 28, 2009.

Grace was born in Pedaso, Italy on November 16, 1958 to Secondo and Mafalda Boccatonda. Raised within walking distance of the Adratic Sea, Grace loved to walk along the shore and take dips in the warm water during the summer months. A devoted daughter, wife, and mother, Grace will be dearly missed.

Grace was predeceased by her brother George Boccatonda. She is lovingly survived by her parents, her husband John Kibala, and sons Michael, Daniel and Oliver.

Visitation was held at Cherished Memories “Serenity Chapel” on Sunday, January 3, 2010. Funeral Mass was celebrated at the Holy Family Catholic Church on Monday, January 4th. Cremation followed the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.