Ocean City Today

Joseph V. Del Grosso, Sr.

Dec 07, 2017

printed 12/08/2017


Joseph V. Del Grosso, Sr., age 87, of Selbyville, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at home.

He was born in “Little Italy” in Baltimore and was the son of the late Ralph and Theresa (Drusano) Del Grosso.

Joseph graduated from Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore. He retired from the City of Baltimore as chief of construction. He was a member of the Ocean City Elks and a U.S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dolores E. Del Grosso of Selbyville; a son, Joseph V. Del Grosso Jr. and wife, Vickie, of Cambridge, Maryland; a daughter, Dawn M. Billings and husband, Doug, of Waterford, Michigan; seven grandchildren, Kristen Carmen and husband, Ross, Ryan Del Grosso, Cameron Del Grosso, Tori Abbott Oberst and husband, Paul, Grace Daniels, Sarah Billings and Kyle Billings and wife, Jessica; and four great-grandchildren, Wyatt Abbott, Sophia Billings, Olivia Billings and Ashlynn Carmen.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville with Deacon Robert McNulty officiating. A viewing was held on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at Ruck-Towson Funeral Home in Towson. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Ruck-Towson Funeral Home and friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11a.m. Burial will be in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, Tennessee 38101 (www.stjude.org).

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.bishophastingsfh.com.

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