GRACIA, Maurice F. of Milton, formerly of Dorchester and New Bedford, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2022. Beloved husband of Bridget T. (Maguire) Gracia. Loving father of Christopher Gracia and his wife Jessica, Edward Gracia and his wife Carol, and Sarah O’Hagan and her husband Patrick, all of Dorchester. Cherished “Papa” of Kathleen, James, Patrick, Amelia, Meredith, Aisling, Olivia, Liam, and Meghan. Caring brother of Kenneth Gracia and his wife Patricia of Buzzards Bay, and Raulin Gracia and his wife Joyce of New Bedford. Dear son of the late Maurice v. and Mary (Smith) Gracia. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and friends. Maurice was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the United States Army. He was a longtime employee of Boston Public works, and also a member of the John P. McKeon Post #146 and the Paul J. Saunders Post A.L. #383.
Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Tuesday from 4-8pm. Funeral Mass in St. Brendan’s Church on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of Maurice to St. Brendan’s School, 29 Rita Rd., Dorchester, MA 02124. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery will remain private.