Graceffa, Mary Frances

Died March 11, 2004. Born Sept. 21, 1925, daughter of Joseph and Vita Ruvolo, worked at Warner Lambert 18 years, Maria’s Restaurant 25 years, and Roma Bakery 5 years. Married Phil Graceffa May 21, 1944 in Algiers, La. Gasparini & Oliveri Funeral Home, St. Anthony Catholic Church. Survivors include husband, Phil, daughter Maria Schiro, sons Anthony (Sue), Phil Jr., and son Joseph (Cynthia) 7 grandchildren, Martin (Patricia) Ruvolo, sister Rose (Dale) Hribal

Source: Rockford Register Star March 2004

“12 Seized Here in Poker Raid” – 1956

12 Seized here

Source: Rockford Morning Star Oct. 3, 1956

Link Killings to Gambling Boss – 1959

Link Killings - 1

The Headline source: Rockford Morning Star July 10, 1959

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