Grace Y. Davis, 76 died peacefully Sunday, February 5, 2012, with her family by her side at the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Jaffrey, NH, where she lived happily for many years and was known as “Gracie” to the staff. She was born on December 18, 1935 in York, PA and remained in the area for most of her adult life. She was married for 47 years to the late George J. Davis. As an avid cook and baker, she co-owned and operated Georgie’s Deli in East York with her husband prior to her retirement. She relocated to Rindge, NH following his death in 2002 to live with her daughter and grandchildren. As a resident of NH, she attended adult daycare at Castle Center HCS in Keene and First Congregational Church, UCC in Rindge, NH. She will be remembered fondly by her family as an excellent cook and a fun-loving grandmother. Surviving family members include her daughter Cynthia Davis-Melhorn of Ayer, MA, grandchildren Emily and Jordan Melhorn of Jaffrey, NH and Melissa Melhorn of Franklin, NH. She was preceeded in death by her son-in-law, Rev. James Melhorn of Rindge, NH.
Burial will take place in Manchester, PA in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Castle Center at HCS, PO Box 564, Keene, NH 03431
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held in the Chapel at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 2:00 PM.