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Cora Lynn Grasso

February 11, 1952 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 69)



Cora Lynn Grasso passed peacefully Monday July 19, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown with her son at her side.

Cora was born February 11, 1952, in Youngstown the daughter of the late Joseph Michael and Celia Weaver Grasso, she was a lifelong area resident.

Cora graduated from South High School class of 1971. She worked for many years for her own home cleaning business, then retiring in 1998 to become a full-time mother and homemaker.

She was a member at United Methodist Church in Canfield.

Cora was a supportive advocate for the LGBTQ community, where she was best known as “Ma-Ma Cora”. She was full of life, with her spunky and extremely outgoing personality, she was always down for anything and ready to have a good time, she will be very missed.

Core leaves to cherish her memory her beloved son Joseph “Joey” M. Grasso with whom she made her home.

She also leaves her sister Barbara Ann (Steve) Hickey of Struthers and her brother Joseph M. Grasso II., of Boardman. Her nieces and nephews Michael, Jamie, Barbie and P.J.

 Cora was preceded in death by her Father , Mother and niece Celia Ozenghar.

Family and friends may pay their respects on Friday July 23, 2021, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Fox Funeral Home.

Private interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.

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July 23, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home
4700 Market St.
Boardman, OH 44512

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