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Grace Venus Gambarini Bangs
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1928
Death: Aug. 12, 2011
Albany
Linn County
Oregon, USA

Grace Venus (Gambarini) Bangs Born December 12th 1926 Resident of Castro Valley, CA Longtime Castro Valley resident passes away. Grace Venus (Gambarini) Bangs, 84, beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Godmother, Aunt, Cousin, Friend, Athlete, Camper Extraordinaire, Dog and Cat Lover, Halloween Guru and Collector of Jokes, passed away peacefully in her home on August 12th, 2011. Born December 12th 1926 to Teresa and Pete Gambarini of Detroit, Michigan, she moved with her family to Alameda, California after her high school graduation. She met and married Lawrence William Bangs on July 17th 1948 and they became long time residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. They moved to the Albany area in 1998 to be with family. She was the mother of Paula Connaghan, Jeff Bangs and Barbara Valenzuela. She was a grandmother to 4 children and great grandmother to 3 children. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Jennifer Sclafani, her brothers Pete and John. She is survived by her husband Lawrence W Bangs. When she arrived in the Albany area, Grace immediately began daily treks to the YMCA where she continued to swim, lift weights and attend any exercise class that sounded fun. She was a huge proponent of exercise and healthy living and she was in inspiration to young and old. Her departure has left a huge hole in all of our hearts. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Pete Gambarini (1892 - 1974)
  Teresa Gambarini (1895 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Lawrence William Bangs (1925 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Teresa Gambarini (1895 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Grace Venus Gambarini Bangs (1928 - 2011)
  Peter Gambarini (1931 - 1964)*
  John Gambarini (1932 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body donated to medical science
 
Maintained by: Lori Geer Gregerson
Originally Created by: Jan
Record added: Aug 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75059018
 

I miss you Aunt Grace, I will never forget your laugh
- Lori Geer Gregerson
 Added: Apr. 25, 2013
 
 
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