Grossi, Duilio P. “Dan” 6 Mar 1927 – 11 Aug 2009

Weirton Daily Times
August 2009

GROSSI, Duilio P. “Dan,” 82, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009, in the Weirton Medical Center.

Born March 6, 1927, in Donora, Pa., Dan was a son of the late Valentino and Maria Posato Grossi.

With 34 years of service, Dan retired from Weirton Steel, where he worked as an electrician. He also served as the Clerk of Circuit Court for Hancock County for 26 years and was the owner and operator of the A&W Root Beer Stand in Weirton for 10 years.

He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.

Dan was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, I.S.D.A., Weirtonian Lodge, Weirton Steel 25-Year Club, Toastmasters Club and a founding member of the Brotherhood of the Grape.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Chester P. Grossi on February 24, 2008.

Dan is survived by his wife, Dolores McGaughey Grossi of Weirton, whom he married November 10, 1951; two sons, Dan Grossi of Weirton, W.Va., Rich and Maria Grossi of Paris, Pa.; four daughters, Maria and David Robertson of Presto, Pa., Mary Ann and Doug Wells, Kathleen Grossi, Dana and Ken Bailey, all of Weirton; a brother, John T. Grossi of Weirton; two sisters, Lena Schiavone of Indianapolis, Ind., and Louise Enrietti of Weirton; seven grandchildren, Dante and Ryann Grossi, Danielle Montelione, Patrick Robertson, Brennan and Brittany Bailey, and Kayla Wells; a great-grandson, Ivan Taylor and a great-granddaughter, Adrianna Grossi.

Friends will be received 3-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton.

Reverend Pete A. Giannamore will officiate.

Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton, with military services conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 229 California Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062.

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