Anthony J. Grimaldi

Posted March 28, 2014, at 6:10 p.m.

SURRY – Anthony J. Grimaldi, passed away March 27, 2014. He was born June 8, 1928, in Brighton, Mass., the son of Luigi and Caroline (Evangelista) Grimaldi.

Tony served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a technician in electronics for General Electric for 35 years. He was known as the fix it man, enjoyed repairing Model A engines, clocks and many appliances. He was always available to help his fellow friends and generously shared his famous spaghetti sauce with many. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 63 and was captain and coordinator of the Ellsworth area Honor Guard. Tony was a long time member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellsworth.

He is survived by brothers, Joseph Grimaldi of Surry, and Peter Grimaldi and wife, Helga, of Florida; sisters, Elizabeth Hurley of Brighton, Mass., and Ann Cirignano and husband, John, of Florida; two granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held 4-6 p.m. Monday, March 31, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 231 Main St., Ellsworth, with Father Scott Mower, Celebrant. Interment will be 10 a.m. June 1, at Morgan Bay Cemetery, Surry. Contributions in Tony’s memory may be made to the ARK Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 276, Cherryfield, ME 04622; or Pine Tree Society for Crippled Children and Adults, P.O. Box 518, Bath, ME 04530. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.

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