WESTPORT, Conn. – Grace M. Cacchio Guarente, a former Westport resident, died Oct. 21 at Glendale Health Center in Naugatuck, surrounded by her family. She was 80.
Guarente was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Norwalk to Phillip and Sabata Cacchio. She was a longtime resident of Westport.
She is survived by three sons, Nicholas (Linda) Guarente, of Naugatuck, Vincent (Tammy) Guarente, of Beacon Falls, and Gary (Lisa) Guarente, of Norwalk; a brother, Jerry Cacchio, of Westport; a brother-in-law, Joseph Sargent of Westport; and 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Teresa Sargent.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Assumption Church in Westport. Burial will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Westport. Naugatuck Valley Memorial is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.