James R. Grosso

James R. Grosso, age 54, of Trumbull, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Born in Bridgeport on November 25, 1966, he was a son of Therese Montminy Grosso and the late James Michael Grosso. 

 
James was a graduate of Trumbull High School and the University of Bridgeport. James was someone who embraced life to the fullest. He was a very loving brother, son and friend. James was someone who valued his family and adored his fiancée, Robin Marron. He traveled extensively and made friends wherever he went. He was truly the life of the party. James was an avid sailor, who spent a lot of time on the water. When he was not sailing you could find him either fixing cars or doing some kind of handy work or helping someone in need. James was a kind and compassionate soul who was loved by all.   

 
In addition to his mother Therese, survivors include five brothers and sisters, John Grosso and his wife Laurie of Shelton, Elise Dumas and her husband Roger of Ansonia, Peter Grosso and his wife Adele of AZ, Therese Zalenski and her husband Thedeus of Monroe and Denise Richards and her husband David of MA, a sister-in-law, Kendra Grosso of Monroe and 11 nieces and nephews, Eric and Megan Dumas, Nicolas Grosso, Jacob and Alyssa Grosso, Joshua and Ethan Grosso, Tyler and Therese Zalenski, Diana Grace and Davison Richards.  He was predeceased by a brother, Mark A. Grosso, and a nephew, Alexandre Grosso. 

 
Friends are invited to meet directly in St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull on Thursday, June, 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial.  Interment will be private. A walk-through visitation will take place on Wednesday from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, CT 06611. Visitors are asked to wear masks and social distance as they walk through, pay their respects, and exit without lingering to ensure all guests can come through the building. 

 
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492.