Nicholas Grande

Branch of service U S Army
Entered service
Died 5/2/2010
Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD




Mr. Nicholas "Nick" "Grandpa" Grande

As originally published on Tuesday, May 4, 2010.

Mr. Nicholas "Nick" "Grandpa" Grande, 90, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2010, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary Grande, his wife of 53 years.

Born in Rochester, N.Y., he was the son of the late Angel and Mary Grande.

Mr. Grande served his country through most of his life. Starting with CCC Camp in his early years and continued with the Army during WWII and the Korean War. He then finished his duties in civil service. He not only served his country for 22 years, he also worked with his family for 12 years at Star Concrete Foundations Inc.

He is survived by his daughters, Mary Tilley of Illinois, Brenda Williams of Florida, Fran Cockerham of Maryland, Barbara Green of Maryland, Debbie Pappas of Virginia and Annette Freeman of Maryland; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and his dearly beloved companion of 14 years, Ruth Kennedy. He was preceeded in death by his son, Nicholas Jr., five brothers and seven sisters.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 7.

Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.