Our beloved mother, Grace Averil Klotz passed away peacefully on August 28, 2021 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Carl and by mother, Martha Moore, father, Chester Hyler, Step-father John Moore, and brother, Chet Hyler. She is survived by her daughters, Jill Keen (Hal), Marti Young (Guy), and Carol Lambusta; grandchildren, Carlie Young (Sam Dickerson), Allison Zalazar (Santiago), Gerard Young, Patrick Young (Shea), Torey Lambusta-Galligan (Sean), Rob Lambusta, and Jeff Lambusta (Jessica); and great-grandsons Wolfie and Leo.
Grace was born in Somerville, NJ, on May 12, 1930. She graduated from Katherine Gibbs business school. After her children were grown, she worked for the Morris County Soil and Water Conservation District until her retirement. Throughout her life, she enjoyed needlework, traveling, the family dogs, and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Because of COVID-19, the memorial service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to Special Olympics, the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas, or the American Cancer Society.