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Robert H. Grossman, 88, of Meadville, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Wesbury United Methodist Community following a period of declining health.
He was born October 7, 1928 in Slippery Rock, a son of Roy and Florence Brison Grossman. He married Rosemarie A. Piccirillo January 10, 1952 and she preceded him in death January 10, 2012.
Robert was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1946 to 1948. He retired from the railroad where he worked as a Carman for Conrail. A member of St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church, he enjoyed playing cards and going to the casino and was an avid hunter.
Survivors include a son, Daniel J. Grossman and his wife Theresa of Meadville; two sisters, Isabel Watson and Marge Ditmer; a brother, Royal (Jack) Grossman of Meadville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert J. Grossman; a daughter, Marlene Grossman Reedy; a brother, William Grossman; and four sisters, Dorothy McConnel, Evelyn Grossman, Virginia Ross, and Mabel Hogue.
Calling hours will be Monday, May 22nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE where the funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Thomas Trocchio, Parochial Vicar of the Catholic Community of Meadville, officiating.
Interment will be in St. Brigid Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Rd., Meadville, PA 16335.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneralhome.net.
Published on May 18, 2017
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