Mary Grace Conti O'Malley, 85
Mary Grace Conti O’Malley, 85, of Lake Ridge, Virginia, died December 18, 2018.
She was born July 31, 1933 in Richwood, West Virginia and raised in Weston, West Virginia. Grace was a graduate of St. Patrick’s School in Weston. She received her bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University) where she was a sister in Chi Omega Fraternity. She earned her masters’ degree in Nutrition from Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University). She worked as a registered dietitian, doing both clinical work and teaching during her career. In addition, she was an active member of the Virginia chapter of the American Dietetic Association, including serving as the chapter president. Grace will be remembered as a loving and witty wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Anna Conti of Weston, West Virginia, and her granddaughter Eileen Grace Sandhusen.
She is survived by her husband, Charles P. O’Malley, daughter Mary Grace A. O’Malley, son-in-law Guy Sandhusen, granddaughter Anna Sandhusen, brothers Edward Conti (Chloe) and Louis Conti (Diana), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A visitation will be held at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golanksy Blvd., Woodbridge, Virginia on December 26, 2018 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. A funeral mass will be held on December 27, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 12805 Valleywood Dr., Lake Ridge, Virginia with interment to follow at Quantico National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, National Processing Center, Attn: Honor & Memorial Gifts. PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007-9976 or 1-800-932-2423, option 1.