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Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013 4:41 pm

GRASSA – Thomas, 92, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 19, 2013. Born March 2, 1921, to John and Anna Grassa. Preceded in death by son, Thomas Edward; sisters, Helen and Anne; and brothers, Jack and Edward. Survived by wife, Sally, to whom he would have been married for 68 years in March; sons, Richard (Linda), Huntingdon; James (Mandi), Johnstown; and William (Marci), St. Cloud, Fla.; grandchildren, Stacy, Bruce, Chris, Austin, Seth, Jason and Joshua; and great-grandchildren, David and Adair. Tom was very proud to have been a member of the Civilian Conservation Corp. During World War II, he was a paratrooper with the 101st and 82nd Airborne and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. At Tom’s request, there will be no viewing. There will be a memorial service at a later date. John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., is serving the family.