, of Grello Pediatrics in West Islip, succumbed to cancer on Monday, Sept. 3.
Since the news of his passing, members of the community have paid tribute to the beloved pediatrician. Here are a few of the comments from our readers. If you would like to include your thoughts, please leave a comment below or email email@example.com.
wrote, "Dr. Stephen will be greatly missed. He was an amazing Dr. My kids will miss him dearly we will keep him and his family in our prayers everyday."
said, "We loved Dr. Stephen. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this awful time."
Donna Hagan Costanza wrote, "Very sad to hear this news. He was my children's doctor and he will be deeply missed. He was a great doctor, very sweet and caring. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and young daughters and the entire Grello family."
Kerry Landhauser wrote, "Such a huge loss to our community and all that knew him. He was truly the sweetest, most caring man and amazing doctor. He was both of my boys pediatrician and I know their hearts will be heavy. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife, children and extended family. RIP Dr. Stephen ~ you will greatly missed."
Maria French Polito wrote, "What a tremendous loss..... He was an excellent Dr and a wonderful man.... May he rest in peace and prayers out to his wife, daughters and the entire Grello family... He will be missed."
Denise Bresnick said, "Very upsetting. Was always gentle with my son. Prayers and toughts go out to the entire Grello family."
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