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Augustus T. Greco Obituary
Augustus T. ""Gus"" Greco passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. He was 89.
Mr. Greco of West Norriton was a retired welder who worked at the former McCarter Ironworks Corporation. After his retirement from McCarter's, he worked for Genuardi Supermarkets as a customer service assistant at both the Sandy Hill and Jeffersonville stores. Employees and customers alike loved ""Gus."" When asked how he was doing, he would always reply 'within reason.' He was born in Norristown, Pa. on Jan. 4, 1924, the son of the late Anthony and Frances (Martesi) Greco.
Gus was a veteran of the United States Army and served during WWII from 1943 to 1945. During this time overseas in England, he played the drums in the Company dance band. He was a self-taught drummer who enjoyed music immensely. He was also a member of Holy Saviour Church, who enjoyed bowling, dancing, and was an avid sports fan.
Gus also enjoyed watching Court TV with Judge Mathis and Judge Judy. He was the husband of the late Julia (Radatti) Greco. Surviving are his son David (Theresa) Greco, two daughters Geri Greco (Bill Wondolowski) and Patti Barr, and two grandchildren Audrey and David Jr. Three sisters also survive him - Rose Carfagno, Ceda Foresto, and Mary Raffeo. Predeceased by brothers Anthony, Benny, Harry, Don, and sisters Catherine Catania, Jay Ritrovato, Lena, and Lillian Greco.
Friends and relatives may call Monday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Volpe Funeral Home at 707 W. Germantown Pike and Whitehall Road, East Norriton. Relatives and friends are also invited to attend his funeral mass on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Saviour Church 407 E. Main St., Norristown. Burial at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Montco SAAC (Meals on Wheels), George & Airy Streets, Norristown or the SPCA, 19 E. Ridge Pike, Conshohocken.
Published in www.timesherald.com on Jan. 26, 2013
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