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Joseph P. Grillo
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1917
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 2009
Toms River
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA

Joseph P. Grillo, of Toms River, formerly of Jersey City, owned a Barber Shop for several years before being called to serve his country during WWII in Alaska and the Philippines. He became a decorated veteran of the Army receiving several medals and ribbons, most notably the American Service Medal and Philippines Liberation Ribbon.

Once discharged in 1945 he moved to downtown Jersey City where he met Lucy Ciarniello, they were married on August 28, 1948 at Holy Rosary and have now celebrated over sixty years together. Joe then became a Machine Assembler for T. Shriver of Harrison for over thirty years retiring in the late 1980s. In 1990 he and his wife retired to Holiday City South in Toms River. There he enjoyed bowling and Bocce. They joined St. Maximilian Kolbe Church and Joseph became a member of the Holy Name Society and was an Usher.

Son of the late Salvatore and Bessie Pranio.
Beloved husband of Lucy (Ciarniello).

Cherished father of Salvatore J. and his wife Teresa Spaldo; loving grandfather of Nicholas J. (Nicky Grillo) and Gianna.

Dear brother of Vita Juliano, Thomas (Tommy) Grillo, Ann Grillo, Joan Bradley and the late Charles. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. 
Family links: 
  Salvatore Grillo (1892 - 1981)
  Bessie Pranio Grillo (1899 - 1967)
  Lucy Ciarniello Grillo (1923 - 2010)*
  Joseph P. Grillo (1917 - 2009)
  Charles A Grillo (1919 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Name Cemetery
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Blk-H Sec-BD Gr-1-2-3-4 1C
Maintained by: Tony Chiofolo
Originally Created by: John Smolarek
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43736326
Joseph P. Grillo
Added by: joiseygirl
Joseph P. Grillo
Added by: joiseygirl
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