Robert R. Grossman, 74, of Eggertsville, a coordinator of quality inspection for Moog Controls for many years, died Sunday (July 27, 1997) in Millard Fillmore Hospital of complications after open-heart surgery.
The Buffalo native was a graduate of School 23 and Kensington High School. He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army in World War II and received the Purple Heart for his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.
He was actively involved as scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 624 and traveled abroad extensively with his wife of 54 years, the former Alma Neubecker. One of his favorite pastimes was playing the organ.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Paul of Chicago and Wayne of Bemus Point; two daughters, Susan Hart of Albany, Ga., and Janice of Naples, Fla.; a brother, Burton of North Carolina; and five grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga, after prayers at 9 in Sieck & Mast Funeral Home, 4614 Main St., Snyder. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.