Marco S. Grosso
unknown - November 7, 2011
Marco S. Grosso, 22, of Gainesville, FL, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. He was born in Syracuse and was a graduate of Phoenix High School, where he was a member of both the wrestling and football teams. Marco was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Afghanistan War. He served two tours and received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion, the Gainesville VFW Post 2811 and worked security for Brinks in Gainesville. He was pre-deceased by his grandfathers, Leon F. Grosso in 1997 and Wayne A. Reed in 2008.
Survivors: his mother, Kathleen J. Hawker (Robert Glumpe) of Phoenix and father Leon R. Grosso (Tracy Baldwin) of Syracuse; brother, Rocco (Jennifer) of Jacksonville, FL; sister, Kayla Grosso of Syracuse; maternal grandmother, Sheila Reed of Baldwinsville; paternal grandmother, Elaine (Doug) Kemme of Jamesville; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 3127 James St., Syracuse. Burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dewitt. Calling hours: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer St., Baldwinsville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Please include a note of the following: In Memory of Marco Grosso C/O Kathleen J. Hawker, 2000 County Line Road, Phoenix, NY 13135 or make an online contribution at support.woundedwarriorproject.org.