MIDDLEBORO — Gabrielle M. DeGrasse, age 54, passed away October 2, 2017. She was the daughter of Charlie Moorefield and the late Tex Moorefield. Loving wife of Richard George DeGrasse, 58, and caring mother of Rachel Autumn DeGrasse, 21, and Raquel Desiree DeGrasse,19.
Born in Newton Massachusetts, July 19, 1963 she was raised in Wellesley where she attended grade school and has been a resident of Middleboro for the past 22 years.
Gabrielle was locally known for her Titicut street post in which she decorated to correspond with the seasons. From her famous pumpkin head witches, smiley snowmen or pencils for the school year, we will all miss the joy her creative eye brought to Middleboro. Many of homes are filled and decorated with her beautiful artwork and paintings, forever keeping her spirit alive.
Her husband Richard will miss and cherish his memories with her, coming home from work to his beautiful and radiant wife. His favorite memories consist of watching The Andy Griffith show to wind down after their days of hard work, long walks and the love she provided him. Her eldest daughter Rachel will miss her sense of humor and laughter she brought into her day. Rachel was her biggest fan, always helping her set up and sell artwork at Gabrielle’s art shows and bringing new ideas to the table for her mom to create her beautiful masterpieces. Raquel, her youngest daughter will miss how her mom always defended and loved her with all of her heart. Raquel will forever be grateful for her mother's ability to love and allow all her friends into the home with open arms, Raquel's friends were all of her children she had much love for them all.
She was a Wife, Mother, Sister, Daughter, Friend, Artist and the ray of sunshine in everyone's life who had the pleasure to meet her. Gabrielle, youngest of 7 is survived by sisters Gaby, Sinclair, Dawnelle, Kelly, Victoria and the late Tracy.
Gabrielle will be remembered by her sense of humor, beautiful artwork and the love and strength she brought to her family. In honor of Gabrielle, The DeGrasse family asks you admire a beautiful sunrise with your family and friends with a good cup of coffee.
A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Burial took place in Titicut Cemetery in Middleboro.
To send a condolence to the family please visit www.d-mfh.com.
Arrangements were by the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 280 Bedford St., Lakeville, MA.