Barry D. Gracias, age 42, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2005, at the Appleton Medical Center. He was born Sept. 9, 1962, in Mumbai, India, the son of Cissy Gracias, of Mumbai, India, and the late Max Gracias. Barry was united in marriage to Amy Rockwell on Sept. 8, 1990, in Appleton.
Barry was employed with Saturn of Appleton, and previously was with The Seasons restaurant and the Paper Valley Hotel. He was a very hard working man, and he loved being around people. In the past Barry was employed with several cruise lines, and he has many friends all over the world. Barry loved life, people, and all sports.
Survivors include his wife, Amy Gracias, of Appleton; his mother, Cissy Gracias, of India; two brothers, Clive (Marina) Gracias and Nealus (Charron) Gracias, all of India; his mother and father-in-law, Don L. and Carol Rockwell, of Minneapolis; two brothers-in-law, John (Christy) Rockwell, of Minnesota, and Tom Rockwell (Don Sheldon), of California; two sisters-in-law, Melinda (Shan Steinmark) Rockwell, of Hawaii, and Karen Kochneff, of Iowa; and six nieces and nephews, Karis, Demetra, Kyle, Eric, Kate, and Matt, Barryâ€(TM)s godson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Max Gracias.
The memorial liturgy will be at 11:30 A.M. Thursday, April 21, 2005, at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, 500 West Marquette St., Appleton, with Fr. John Schutze officiating. The family will greet friends from 10 A.M. Thursday until the time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Barryâ€(TM)s name is being established.
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