'Connie' DeGrazia of Connie's Pizza, dead at 91

Jan. 15, 2007
Chicago Sun-Times: Concetta "Connie" DeGrazia, wife of Connie's Pizza founder, Raymond DeGrazia, died Jan. 13 at age 91. She is credited with making the recipe for the pizzas served at Connie's, which was founded a half century ago. Relatives say Raymond promised Connie, "I'm going to put your name up in lights," which he did on their first store.

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