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Grace Catherine Papa Savidge
Birth: Nov. 23, 1904
Nove Mesto nad Vahom
Trenciansky, Slovakia
Death: Jun. 30, 1987
Boca Raton
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

Grace was the eldest child of Michael Papa and Elizabeth K. Miskovic. She arrived with her mother and brother John aboard the S.S. Kroonland on 6 July 1909, at the age of 5 years. She returned to Slovakia with her family in 1913, for a short trip.

She was called Gussie as a child in America, and her name is shown as Augusta on her diploma from Drake Business College when she completed their stenographic course in 1920.

She married first to Frederick E. Klett Sr. on 18 Aug. 1923 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ. After her marriage, she was a homemaker. Grace and Fred had two children (linked below).

During World War II, Grace work as an inspector of breaches on battleship guns at the American Type Foundry in Elizabeth, NJ. She was later a secretary in the Union County Constable's Office in Elizabeth.

She married second to Edwin L. Savidge on 18 Sep. 1966 in Elizabeth. They moved to Florida, where he died in 1974 and she died 13 years later. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Papa (1877 - 1937)
  Elizabeth K. Miskovic Papa (1884 - 1940)
 
 Spouses:
  Frederick Emil Klett (1898 - 1964)
  Edwin Lloyd Savidge (1897 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Grace Klett Lurcott (1926 - 2014)*
  Frederick Emil Klett (1928 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Grace Catherine Papa Savidge (1904 - 1987)
  John Papa (1906 - 1936)*
  Michael Joseph Pappa (1907 - 1958)*
  Charles George Papa (1909 - 1911)*
  Rudolph Pappa (1911 - 1962)*
  Francis Joseph Papa (1915 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Thanks to Roibeard53 for the gravestone images.
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Hillside
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Lot 618-A, Lawn Plot 1, Map 5
 
Created by: Joseph R. Klett
Record added: Jun 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112303955
Grace Catherine <i>Papa</i> Savidge
Added by: Joseph R. Klett
 
Grace Catherine <i>Papa</i> Savidge
Added by: Joseph R. Klett
 
Grace Catherine <i>Papa</i> Savidge
Added by: Joseph R. Klett
 
 
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- Mary Jo C. Martin
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013
Love you Grandma. Rest in peace.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Sep. 1, 2013
 
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