Zis-Sweeney and St. Laurent Funeral Home

26 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH


Alexander Joseph Grillo

December 25, 1932July 15, 2020

Alexander Joseph Grillo, 87, of Peabody MA, passed away on July 15, 2020. Born in Norwich CT on December 25, 1932, he was the son of the late Jack and Josephine (Scialabba) Grillo.

Al grew up in Norwich Connecticut. He served his country in the United States Army before being honorably discharged. He was an avid golfer, a member of the Nashua Country Club and a connoisseur of red wine. Family was very important to Al; he was very dedicated to his wife Joanne, cared for her when she fell ill and until her passing in 2017. He worked at Sanders Associates for 30 years and retired from H.R. Textron as Financial Vice President. He and Joanne enjoyed their retirement in Florida for over 20 years.

He is survived by his son Paul Grillo and his wife Lucy; daughters Ruth Boland and her husband Tom, Jean Beck and her husband Rich; grandchildren Michael Grillo, Sarah Grillo, Jessica Barnes, JT Boland, Kelly Boland, Samantha Beck, and Jordan Beck; great-grandchild Callahan Barnes. He is predeceased by his wife of 59 years Joanne Grillo; brother Joseph Grillo; and sister Nancy Rizzuto.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M. on Monday July 20, 2020 at Saint Christopher Catholic Church, 62 Manchester St, Nashua, NH with burial immediately following at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, 102 Derry St., Hudson, N.H.


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Monday, July 20, 2020

  • Burial

    Monday, July 20, 2020


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David Grillo

July 19, 2020

Our heartfelt condolences to you for the passing of your father. We know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have our very deepest sympathy. I hope it comforts you to know that your grief is shared by all who knew your dad.

David & Lynn Grillo

Randy Gilman

July 17, 2020

So sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. I had the privilege to golf with him over the years starting with Paul's golf stag party up until playing with my son Michael at Pease...he really enjoyed watching Michael play! I will miss his quick wit and kind words.

Jeff Smith

July 17, 2020

Jean, Paul and Ruth,

My deepest condolences to you and your families for the passing of your dad. I was sorry to hear that news. Your dad was always very good to me as a kid.

Cherish all the memories you made together through the years.

Best Regards,

Jeff Smith


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