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Eileen Grace Bracco

April 19, 1938 — August 29, 2021

AIKEN, SC – EILEEN GRACE BRACCO, 83, widow of Franklin C. Bracco, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021 at her residence.

A native of Paterson, NJ, Eileen was a daughter of the late Frances and Celina Stoeblyn Croker.  She moved to Aiken in 1973 and was a communicant of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church.

Survivors include four children, Thomas Bracco, James Bracco (Anette), Denise Carroll, all of Aiken, Loretta Coleman (Bill), Atlanta; seven grandchildren, Jonathan Bracco (April), Jeremy Bracco (Morgan), Jason Cesar Bracco (Stephany), Kristi Arbaugh (Neil), Megan Blake (Tony), Caroline Partridge (Ian), Mariah Tatum; twelve great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Croker (Irene Whitworth), Duncan, OK.  In addition to her husband and parents, Eileen was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Heather Bracco and Christopher Bracco.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning, September 2nd at 10 o’clock at the Old St. Mary Help of Christians Church on Park Avenue with The Rev. Francisco Ornate-Vargas as celebrant.  Farewell prayers and commendations will follow in Calvary Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Jonathan Bracco, Jeremy Bracco, Jason Cesar Bracco, Neil Arbaugh, Landen Bracco, Ian Partridge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society ( or to the Alzheimer’s Association (


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