FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Natale F. Grasso of Fairfield died Sunday, June 2. He was 84.
Grasso was born in Bridgeport to Gabriel and Mary Russo Grasso. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Following his service he worked for the Stratfield Hotel and Bridgeport Hydraulic Company.
Grasso is survived by children, Richard Krawiec (Diane) of Cheshire, Gerard Grasso (Jayne) of Bristol, and Sofia Malinics of Southbury; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Jean Czakowski, Connie Deszo both of Trumbull and Linda Sorrentino of Stratford. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Stella M. Nosal Krawiec Grasso; and brother, Ermine Grasso.
Calling hours are Wednesday, June 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home , 50 Reef Road, in Fairfield Center. Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 6 at 10 a.m. directly at Our Lady of the Assumption Church for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment with military honors will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Development Office at: 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215 or online at: www.joslin.org .
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