Lucille Maurello "Grammie Lou"

October 25, 1921January 18, 2013

Lucille Maurello (Grammie Lou), peacefully passed away with her family by her side on January 18, 2013. She was born on October 25, 1921 in Weston, Colorado and grew up in Trinidad, Colorado and along with her husband, Victor, moved to Denver and Aurora to raise their family. She was trained as a beautician in Walsenburg, Colorado and finished her career years later in Aurora. Lou was active in the Ladies Auxiliary with the Elks Club and the Knights of Columbus for many years. Vic and Lou spent their lives together enjoying dancing, traveling the world and loving their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her husband, Victor J. Maurello passed away in 1999.

She is survived by her sister, Laura Shultz and brother-in-law Bill and 4 children Jan Darnell, Laura Jean Buckler, Elizabeth Finney and Rob Maurello.

She dearly loved her daughter-in-law Melissa Maurello and sons-in-law, Michael Finney and Larry Buckler.

She had 8 loving grandchildren, Dawn, Laura, Jennifer, Blake, Mandy, Austin, Korey and Nick and 4 great grandchildren, Sydney, Mina, Daniel and Lyric. Nephews, Randy and Tom and Niece Lynette.

She will be deeply missed and will always be remembered for her kindness, love and sense of humor that was felt by everyone she knew.

Our joy is in knowing that she is at peace and will forever be dancing with her "V" and watching over us as our guardian angel.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Association, 455 Sherman Street #500, Denver, CO 80203 or at


  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 25, 2013

Lucille Maurello "Grammie Lou"

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February 4, 2013

Very sorry to hear about your Mom. I have very special spot in my heart for your family. All our prayers, Bridgett and Katherine Brothers

January 24, 2013

Dear Laura and Larry,
This is a sad time for your family, but your mother is now at peace, and in the days to come, we hope you will be comforted and smile as good memories replace the pain you are feeling now.

In friendship and love, Nancy and Tom Sommers (Laguna Niguel, CA)

January 23, 2013

Dear Laura Jean, Jan, Elizabeth & Rob,
Our condolences to you in the loss of your loving mother, a delightful lady, and sweetheart extraordinaire. We have no doubt that your Mom & Dad are dancing to the celestial band's heavenly music.
With hugs,
Phil & Diane Mentesana

Brian, Laura, Jamie Houston

January 23, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with all left behind, as we remember the life and love that was "Grammy Lou". We will miss her and hold her memory forever dear to us! If we can help in anyway, please let us know, we are here for you!

With loving memories,

January 22, 2013

Dear Elizabeth, Michael and Austin,
We are very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Remembering your loving memories will help you during this time of grief.
Love, Bob, Susan, Tiffanie and Elizabeth King

Barton & Julie Dahl

January 22, 2013

Dear Elizabeth and Michael,
In this time of grief, please know that we are thinking of you and praying for you and your family.
All our love,

Lesli &Larry Fritts

January 22, 2013

May Grammie Lou now be at peace and be at Victor's side once more. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your sadness soon be filled with happy family memories. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.

Cindy & Danny Burns

January 21, 2013

Dear Laura,Larry,Jen and Ryan, Danny and I were so saddened by the loss of Lucille. Laura and Larry you were an inspiration to all of us for being such loving, caring and kind caregivers.Lucille will be in our hearts and minds always. Many lovely memories of your Mom. You are loved and in our hearts Cindy and Danny Burns

January 21, 2013

Jan,Laura Jean,Elizabeth,Rob; My deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mom and my beloved sister, Lucille. She will alawys be in our thoughts and prayers. Our love as a family will always be cherished and will be a tribute to our beloved Mom and sister.I will always be there for all of you .
Nani (your aunt Laura)

Sharon and Fred Dyal

January 20, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.