Frederick H. Grosso of New Hope, PA died peacefully on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at St. Mary Medical Center with his daughter and granddaughter by his side. He was 92.
He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine A. Jordan Grosso.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Dominic and Mary Burns Grosso.
Mr. Grosso was a resident of Buckingham Springs for the past 13 years. He formerly lived in Northeast Philadelphia for many years. He was a proud Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient, with five Bronze Stars having served in every major invasion during World War II. Before his retirement in 1982, he was employed by Bell Telephone Company for over 40 years. When given the opportunity, he always enjoyed a game of chance at the casino. He was a family oriented man who cherished the special times spent with his family and enjoyed being involved with his granddaughter. He will be sadly missed as a loving father and grandfather
He is survived by his daughter, April Rhoades and her husband, John, of Richboro, PA and his granddaughter, Kristi DeCarlo and her husband, Kevin, of Newtown, PA. He was anticipating the birth of his first great grandson in a month from now. He was predeceased by his 3 brothers and 3 sisters
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Road), Richboro, PA 18954 and to his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966.
Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem.
St. Bede the Venerable Church
1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA
5201 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 19020