Carol A. (DeCraene) Reiff, 72, of Grand Junction, Colo., formerly of Mendota, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, in Grand Junction, Colo., after a long illness with Lupus. She was born March 13, 1940, in Sheffield to Victor and Darlene (Bomleny) DeCraene. She was graduated from Manlius High School. Surviving are two sons, Kriss (Char) Reiff of Grand Junction, Colo., and Karl (Maria) Reiff of Naples, Italy; one daughter, Kara (Randal) Rhoads of Byron; nine grandchildren, Robert, Tina and Dani Reiff, Sharon and Christian Reiff, and Geoff, Matthew, Nicholas and Patrick Rhoads; one sister, Gwen Haines of North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at St. Patrick''s Catholic Church, Sheffield, with Father Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick''s Cemetery. A funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph''s Catholic Church in Grand Junction, Colo. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, Sheffield is assisting the family with local arrangements. Memorials may be directed to Lupus Foundation or Hospice.