May 14, 2021
GRACE MARIE (MONTAGESI) TAMBOURINE
Grace Marie Montagnesi Tambourine, 84, passed away on May 14, 2021 in Dallas, TX.
Grace was born on September 26, 1936, in Stamford and was the daughter of the late John and Minnie (Maruca) Montagnesi. She graduated from Stamford High School, the Class of 1954.
Grace relocated to Dallas with her family during the 60’s where she worked for Judge Sarah T. Hughes until the Judge Hughes retired. She then became a successful realtor for Ebby Halliday Realtors. She loved to travel, ride motorcycles and play bridge with her friends, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Grace is survived by her 3 sons, Gary, Anthony and Jimmy (Linda) Tambourine, all of Dallas, TX. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She also is survived by her best friend from childhood, Marcella Bartolo of North Stonington, CT.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Tony Montagnesi and Dante Montagnesi, a sister, Catherine Robertucci and brother-in-law, Fred Robertucci.
Grace will be forever loved and her memory will be treasured by those who knew her. Grace will be buried with her parents and siblings at St. John’s Cemetery in Darien. Burial will be private. In remembrance of Grace, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN.