Grace Ann Brognano-Biega, 50, of Fombell passed away Friday, May 28, 2021 at her residence surrounded by family.
Grace was born on June 27, 1970 in Rochester to Thelma (Mannion) Brognano, Fombell and the late Robert A. Brognano (2004). Grace opened her own salon, Gracie’s Hair Design in Zelienople later relocating it to Franklin Twp. She had a Facebook, Gracie’s Crafts, where she made and sold rustic crafts. She volunteered in 2019 and 2020 styling the hair for the Riverside High School musicals. Grace also volunteered making stage props for the Church of the Nazarene on College Hill, where she was a member.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Rick Biega, Fombell; three children, Katie (Dale) Conley, Shiloh, OH, Colton Wiley-Brognano and Giovanna Biega, both of Fombell; two grandchildren, Savannah and Olivia Conley; two sisters and three brothers-in-law, Roberta and Clay Winstead, South Beaver Twp., Linda and Edwin Pflug, Fombell and Michael Jones, West Mayfield; five nieces, Crystal Jones, Shannon Woods, Megan Czartoryski, Emma Rhines and Chelsea Hays; six nephews, John “Joe” Winstead, Bradley Winstead, Raymond Rhines, Brock Biega, Blake Biega and Jeremy Czartoryski.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sherri Jones (2020); a nephew, Dray Harker (2005); her maternal grandparents, John and Hazel Mannion and her paternal grandparents, Joseph and Kathryn Brognano. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
If you would like to make a memorial contribution the check should be made out to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center-McCandless. The check should be mailed to UPMC Passavant-McCandless, 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237