Amalia Bruce entered the gates of Heaven on February 28, 2015, joining her loving husband; Alvin Bruce, as he patiently waited for the day of their reuniting as they were the love of each other's life. Born June 19, 1929 in Oriak, Italy where she lived until the communists took over that part of the world. During World War II; Amalia escaped Oriak which was occupied and claimed as part of Yugoslavia. Amalia spent years in a refugee camp in Italy until she was sponsored by Mary Thompson of South Carolina, and came to the United States in 1961. Amalia worked in a sheet factory in Charleston SC, this is where she met the love of her life and married Alvin Bruce in 1962. Amalia, her son Joseph, and her husband Alvin moved to Belleville, IL and eventually relocated to Washington D.C. In 1963, Amalia gave birth to another son; John and her new family settled down in Upper Marlboro, MD. Eventually; Amalia went to work for the Marriott Hotel Corporation as the restaurant manager of the premier Windjammer Restaurant. After Amalia's husband retired they relocated to Gulf Breeze, FL where she started her new career as a Realtor, spending more than 30 years as a member of the Pensacola Association of Realtors. Amalia truly had a green thumb, turning her home into her own Garden of Eden. Amalia loved to cook, enjoyed fishing, and never met a stranger in her life. Over the years; Amalia has developed many friendships and countless friends who she loved and admired. Amalia is survived by her two son's Joseph and John, their wives Rebecca and Daisy and her two Grandchildren; Lacy Rose and John JR. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 5, 2015 inside the chapel at Rose Lawn Funeral Home in Gulf Breeze, FL. Funeral services will be help directly after viewing at 2:00 PM followed by entombment on the Chapel side of the Mausoleum in Rose Lawn Cemetery. Please join the Bruce Family directly after the services to celebrate the life of Amalia Bruce at 966 Grand Canal St. Gulf Breeze, FL 32563. Special thanks goes out to Covenant Hospice, St. Ann's Catholic Church, and Rose Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery and to the countless friends who helped Amalia's last days be comfortable and knowing she was loved by many individuals.