Manville - Joseph Grasso, Jr., 66, of Winter Street, died Monday, October 31, 2022 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Marguerite (Moreau) Grasso. Mr. & Mrs. Grasso had been married for thirty-nine years.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph Grasso, Sr. and Marilyn (Ainsworth) Korfhage, he had lived in Manville for the past thirty-nine years.
Mr. Grasso was a forklift operator at CVS Distribution Center, Woonsocket before retiring ten years ago. Joseph also worked as a driving range attendant at New England Country Club, Bellingham, where he enjoyed golfing, and was an avid fisherman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth A. Grasso of Manville; one son, Joseph M. Grasso of Manville; one sister, Kathleen Abreu of Pawtucket; two brothers, David Grasso of Coventry and Douglas Grasso of East Hartford, Connecticut; and two grandsons, Nathan Grasso and Marshall Grasso.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, November 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in Saint James Church, 33 Division Street, Manville. Burial will follow in Saint James Cemetery, Manville. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Thursday, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to Special Olympics Rhode Island, 370 George Washington Highway, Smithfield, R.I. 02917 would be appreciated. For directions and guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com.
Special Olympics Rhode Island
370 George Washington Highway, Smithfield RI 02917