In Memory of




Obituary for Shirley Ann Grasso

Webster: Born on April 5th, 1942 and passed on April 1st, 2022. Survived by her devoted & loving husband, Michael; son, Patrick (Johanna), daughter, Kristen (Samuel) Goodwin, son, Michael (Cathy); beautiful grandchildren, Amanda, Mathew & Samuel Goodwin, Emma & Michael Grasso; loving aunt & uncle, Albert & Rosemarie DeSanctis; aunt Mary Ararari; and many special cousins and friends.

Shirley grew up attending St. Ambrose where she developed her deep faith in God. She graduated from Franklin High School. She worked at Stromberg Carlson and Webster Central Schools and also worked at Cenacle Retreat House. Shirley was devoted to her family and adored spending time with her grandchildren. She was always drawn to help older people. She was an accomplished cake decorator, especially wedding cakes. She devoted herself to an active healthy lifestyle. She will be remembered for her natural beauty and compassion and love for others.

Family and friends are welcome Monday, April 4th from 4-8 PM at the Profetta Funeral Chapel, 1650 Empire Blvd. Shirley’s Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 5th (her birthday) 10:30 AM at Peace of Christ Parish at St. Ambrose Church 25 Empire Blvd. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or contributions may be made to a charity of choice in Shirley’s memory.