Of Leesburg, VA passed away peacefully on January 14, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 25, 1930 in Punxsutawney, PA to Marion Francis and Mary Galeazzo Grimaldi. Mr. Grimaldi graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1952, served active duty in the US Army during the Korean War, and graduated from Georgetown Law School in 1957. He began his legal career with the D.C. Transit Company and was on their staff counsel for a number of years. He then joined the firm of O'Brien and Clague in Washington, DC. After moving to Virginia, he became partner in the law firm of Doherty, Sheridan & Grimaldi in Fairfax. He later practiced law with William Virgulak, Jr., Esq. and Dana Scott, Esq. in Fairfax and Leesburg and was also Co-founder and President of Attorneys Arbitration and Mediation, Inc. Before retiring in January of 2013, Mr. Grimaldi was Of Counsel for the law firm of Brault Palmer. He was an active member of St. John The Apostle Catholic Church in Leesburg and served as an usher there for a number of years. Mr. Grimaldi is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Marlene Evans Grimaldi, five children, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and two brothers. A visitation and prayer service will be held on Monday, January 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Loudoun Funeral Chapel in Leesburg. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. John The Apostle Catholic Church on Tuesday, January 21 at 10 a.m. A private burial is planned. Donations may be made to St. John the Apostle Catholic Church Building Fund.

Funeral Home

Loudoun Funeral Chapel
158 Catoctin Cr. SE Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 777-6000

Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 19, 2014