Delroy Grassman

Birth Date: 
Saturday, July 23, 1938
Date of Passing: 
Saturday, August 7, 2021

WOOSTER – Delroy Grassman, 83, of Wooster passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at  West View Healthy Living.

He was born July 23, 1938 in Wooster the son of William and Ruth Girard Grassman.  He married Linda Woodruff on September 29, 1956.  She survives.

He retired as a pipeline welder from Columbia Gas after 30 years of service.  Delroy was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.  He was also a member of the Fredericksburg VFW.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and most of all his family.

He proudly served his country with the Army Reserves from 1957 to 1963.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children Bill (Linda) Grassman of Wooster, Jeff (Kathy) Grassman of Jeromesville, Barb (Larry) Bresson of Lakeville, Mike (Jody) Grassman of Shreve and LuAnn (Tim) Suppes of Apple Creek; 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; siblings Donna Meyer and Kas (Chuck) Monaghan both of Wooster and June (Bob) Mann of Lancaster, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson Mark Grassman and great grandchildren Charlie and Westlyn Suppes and siblings Bertile “Tootsie” Grassman, Robert Grassman, Wilson “Rex” Grassman, Patricia Wirth and Terry Grassman.

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster with Rev. Stephen Moran officiating.  Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. Mary Catholic Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. June’s Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staffs of Hospice and West View Healthy Living for their patience and excellent care.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. Mary Catholic Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. June’s Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Visitation: 

Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 10-11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church

Service: 

Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Condolences

Linda I was so sorry to hear about Delroy. I just want to tell you it does get easier. If you ever want somebody to talk to about it my number is 330 641-0487. Evelyn

Linda,my deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Lee and I always enjoyed the visits we had with you and Delroy. My love and prayers to you.

Linda & family
So sorry for your loss

I enjoyed getting to work with Delroy for many years at Columbia, he was an amazing friend.
Condolences to Linda and the entire Grassman family. He will be greatly missed.
Stan

Thank you for your service. Condolences to the family. Wooster-Wayne Chapter DAR

With sincere heartbreak we offer the Grassman family our prayers and love. The Anna family mourns with you.

Aunt Linda (and all of our cousins and family),

We are saddened to learn of the passing of uncle Delroy. He will be greatly missed but suffering no more! May God give you all the strength to bear this loss as only He can do.

With our deepest sympathy and love,

Don and Cyndi

Dear Lu,
My heart was saddened as you shared of the passing of your father. I know your pain is deep because you loved your dad deeply. May the days ahead find you comforted by God's presence and may His peace fill your being. Praying for you, my friend.

My condolences to you Aunt Linda. All the children. He was my friend and I will miss him dearly.

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