Joseph Grasso
  • Hospice of the Valley
    1510 E. Flower St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85014

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Heritage Funeral Chapel

6830 W Thunderbird Rd
Peoria, AZ 85381
Get Directions

Profile of Heritage Funeral Chapel

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“A sincere special thanks to all! Tough thing to lose both parents within 6 months of eachother that was the longest time away from eachother for over...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Chris Grasso - Glendale, AZ

“God Bless my awesome Uncle Joe, I wish I could have spent more time knowing him in his later years but I am glad I had a chance to speak with him one...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Manny Schembari - walnutport, PA

“I worked with Joe in Phoenix and enjoyed knowing him. true friend. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: tom mchugh - carefree, AZ

“Our sincere condolences from the Greenwell family to yours. My first years in the airline business we my dad's last before retirement, so I got to...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Greenwell - Scottsdale, AZ

“To the Grasso family,our sincere condolences.The Katsicoyannis family. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest condolences to all of you. We join in your sorrow...but can't help remember all the giggles in your household. Joe always had a great...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Golia - NY

“Dear Uncle Joey,How happy Aunt Marie, Uncle Nicky, Aunt Catherine, Aunt Sarah, Aunt Betty and Aunt Annie were to greet you at the Gates of Heaven! I...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Madeline - Port Orange, FL

“Dear Uncle Joey,I can only think of how happy Uncle Nicky, Aunt Catherine, Aunt Sarah, Aunt Annie and Aunt Betty and Aunt Tessie and Aunt Marie were...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Madeline - Port Orange, FL

“We are thinking of you and your family, please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. We send our prayers and love your way. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Shore Family - Glendale, AZ

“To Joe from Joe Corello, will have your name added to our church here in Sherwood OR,I worked with you in JFK and PHX, ret in peace ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolence to the family. Allow his fond memories comfort your heart, and the knowledge that all our loved ones will rise again to a peaceful new...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

Patriotic Emblem

Joseph Grasso passed away on January 12, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born in New York, NY on November 12, 1933 to the late Ciro and Guiseppa (Cerro) Grasso. Joseph was an aircraft mechanic for 39 years for Trans World Airlines, working out of New York, Las Vegas, and finally in Phoenix. He was married to his wife, Marie, for 56 years before she passed away on July 1, 2012. His life was dedicated to providing and caring for his family. Joseph served his country by enlisting in the Air Force for eight years. During his enlistment he was in the Korean War. Later in life, Joseph served again through the VFW, The American Legion Post 105, The 40/8 and The Korean War Veterans Association. He is survived by his children, Joseph Jr. (Kim), Victoria (Tony) and Christopher (Margaret); sisters Rosalie Faustini and Beatrice Schembari; grandchildren Kristin, Sarah, Samantha, Nicholas, Toni, Jude, and Gianna. Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday, January 16th from 6-8pm at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd. Peoria. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 17th at 11AM at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 10815 N. 35th Ave. Phoenix. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph's name may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St. Phoenix, AZ 85014.