The Life of Josephine Grosso

Josephine Louise (Fabiano) Grosso went to be with our Lord on Sunday, June 27,2021 in Oviedo, FL where she resided for the past 12 years. She was 84 years old.

Josie was known to everyone as the life of every party. She would throw a party for family and friends for every reason possible.She worked for many years as a secretary and Title IX Coordinator in the Administration Building of the Chester-Upland School District before she retired and moved to Florida to live with her son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter.

Before relocating to Florida, she was a resident of Brookhaven, PA and a member of Our Lady of Charity parish for 39 years. Josephine was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 35 years, Robert “Sonny” J. Grosso, Sr. She was also preceded in death by her mother, Adeline Fabiano of South Philadelphia, and her seven brothers and sisters. Mrs. Grosso is survived by her son, Robert J. Grosso, Jr. (Susan) of Oviedo, FL and her daughter, Donna Marie Werbos (George) of Spring City, PA. She is also survived by the loves of her life, her two beautiful granddaughters, Nicole and Melanie. She leaves behind six beloved grandpuppies, as well. Josie is also survived by many friends, cousins, nieces, nephews and Godchildren.

A viewing will be held on July 28, 2021 (Josie’s 85th birthday) at 9:30 am at OurLady of Charity Church, 231 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015. A funeral mass will follow at the church at 11:00 am.

Interment will be held at Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 immediately following the funeral mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Josephine’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at or to the ASPCA, 424 E. 92 nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804 oronline at

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