Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Grandinetti Christ
Mary Elizabeth Grandinetti Christ, 79 of Denver, Colorado, died peacefully in her sleep on February 18, 2021 at Belleview Suites at DTC Memory Care. Mary suffered from Alzheimer’s for many years.
She was born to the late Edward and Elizabeth Grandinetti on August 16, 1941 in Syracuse, New York. Mary graduated high school in 1958, was married at age 17, and then moved to southern California to start her family. Mary then pursued a career in real estate. She divorced in 1976 and later moved to Kona, Hawaii.
Mary was a successful real estate broker and built a thriving business. She was a champion for the developmentally disabled and empowered disabled people to strive for independence. Mary loved to paddle her canoe in the Hawaii ocean, cook, and be with her family. Her battle with Alzheimer’s ended peacefully.
Mary is survived by her three children Lisa Harmon, Laura Christ and Shana Judd and grandchildren Christopher Good, Maximilian Harmon, Allison Harmon, Thomas Harmon, and great-grandson Jameson. Her cousin Rosemary Coyne and sister, Angela Grandinetti. Mary had two brothers who predeceased her, Edward Grandinetti II and Joseph Grandinetti. Mary’s is also survived by her dear friend’s Harley Fisher, Darlene Turner, Erika Lynn, Sky Landis and Dee Calavetta. We will all hold Mary in our hearts forever.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/co