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Anthony F. Grosso

AGE: 79 • Wall

Anthony Frank Grosso Sr. 79, of Wall, NJ died Friday, February 24, 2017 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Born and raised in Asbury Park, Anthony moved to Wall 44 years ago. He began his career in the post office at age 18, working through various positions before becoming Post Master of the Asbury Park Post Office in 1983. Anthony was a member of NARFE National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association and NAPUS National Association of Postmasters. He took on a second job in order to pay for his children's college education at Sterns in Seaview Square Mall. Anthony was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Asbury Park. He was a member of the Wall/Asbury Elks, and the American Legion Wall/Neptune. He was also a member of the Wall Lions Club where he was a past president. Anthony was a coach for North Wall Little League and Wall Soccer Club.

Anthony was predeceased by his beloved wife Barbara Ann Grosso, his daughter Kathleen Grosso, his siblings; George Grosso, Joseph Grosso, Carmen Grosso, Theresa Grosso, and Victoria Driscoll. Surviving are his children; Lisa Grosso-Mancz and her husband Joseph of Brick, NJ, Denise DeSane and her husband David of Ocean, NJ, Dr. Anthony F. Grosso Jr. of Fleetwood, PA, and his 5 grandchildren; Ryan DeSane, Anna DeSane, Michael Mancz, Dylan DeSane, and Anthony Grosso III.

Visiting will be Monday, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall. A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Asbury Park, NJ. Burial will follow in St. Anne Cemetery, Wall. For more information or to send condolences please visit In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Monmouth County SPCA, 260 Wall Street Eatontown, NJ 07724.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 26, 2017
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