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Anna M. Spurio Grillo

Anna M. Spurio Grillo Obituary
Anna M. Spurio Grillo

Age 91, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 18, 2011.

She was the daughter of Mary and Domenic Spurio.

Anna was a resident of Wilmington, DE and Avalon, NJ. She loved playing bridge with her Avalon friends, watching her team, "the Phillies," but her greatest joy was cooking for her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all. Anna was a special person and was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She was lovingly known as "Mom Mom Meatball" by her great-grandchildren

She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Joseph Grillo Sr., son, Anthony Grillo and daughter, Virginia Grillo. She is survived by her children, Joanne Gioffre (George), Marie Anzilotti (Kert), Domenic Grillo, Vincent Grillo (Joan), Nancy Stalloni (Joe) and Joseph Grillo Jr., 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to the staff at Kentmere Nursing Home for their gentle and loving care.

Friends may call on Monday, March 21, from 6-8 pm at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilm., DE 19803. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on March 22 at 11 am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 4701 Weldin Road, Wilm., DE 19803. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Anna's name to the Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital (

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2011
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