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Stephen Grello, West Islip Pediatrician, Dies

Memorial services begin Thursday at Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes in Babylon.

Stephen M. Grello, D.O., of Grello Pediatrics in West Islip, passed away on September 3 following a long battle with cancer.

Grello is survived by his wife Jennifer Ann and two daughters.

Grello was the youngest son of Dr. Fred and Rose Grello and brother to Dr. Fred Jr. Grello, Margaret Cohen, Frank Grello, Dr. Ciro Grello and Monica Benson.

Funeral services will be held Thursday and Friday at Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes in Babylon from 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's R.C. Church.

Priscilla Olsen September 05, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Awe so so sad news! My kids go there
Elaine Ragusa September 05, 2012 at 05:36 PM
Dr Stephen was a very kind and caring doctor. I pray God comforts his family during this difficult time.
mandy garcia September 05, 2012 at 06:08 PM
I'm do devastated. Dr Stephen was so amazing, and kind. My girls loved him so much!! I pray for his family!!!
Dawn Cooper Cassone September 05, 2012 at 06:08 PM
We loved Dr. Stephen. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this awful time.
Dina Dellunto September 05, 2012 at 06:43 PM
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.
Sharon Matos September 05, 2012 at 10:54 PM
My kids loved Dr Stphen. I am so upset of the news and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family
Lisa DiPaola September 05, 2012 at 11:39 PM
My son loved Dr. Stephen and the way he made him feel ok to go to the doctors and not afraid..he will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to him and his entire family as well as the staff at Grello Pediatrics
Danielle Bilello September 06, 2012 at 12:51 AM
We all loved him .He always had a smile, i could still hear him say,hello mrs bilello with his cheerful voice.God bless him and his family. We will miss him tremendously.
Marie Panetta Sparwell September 06, 2012 at 01:03 AM
All of us from Good Sam are so heart broken on Dr. Grello's passing. He had a beautiful heart and always had a big smile when he came to do his rounds. Rest now with our Lord and be at peace. Prayers are with his family at this most difficult time.
Loulou September 06, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Our prayers go out to the Grello families and friends. Dr. Stephen was an amazing Pediatrician. He will be missed.
amy brower September 06, 2012 at 03:01 PM
We are so sorry to hear this. He was a great doctor. My kids loved him. Our prayers go out to his family and the staff at grello pediatrics. He will be missed.
Julia Pascone September 06, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Dr. Stephen will be missed greatly! He was always such a personable doctor and cared so much for his patients. It is an honor to have known him. Prayers to his family and his staff.
Anne Yanaros September 06, 2012 at 05:20 PM
Such sad news a wonderful caring doctor always with a beautiful smile shining on his face...rip..my prays go out to his family....
Sandie Greco September 06, 2012 at 11:33 PM
Dr. Stephen will be so missed by my children and I. He was a great doctor with an amazing personality, I will miss our talks about fishing, our prayers go out to his family and staff. It was a great honor to know Dr.Stephen. And he will never be forgotten....
nancy femminella September 06, 2012 at 11:55 PM
what a sad sad day..Dr stephen was a great person as well as a kind doctor. my daughter loved him and he will be missed so very much...our thoughts and prayers go out to his family in this time of need... take care of the angels just like you did here :* with deepest sympathy The Femminella family
Bernadette Lafferty September 07, 2012 at 12:52 AM
God Bless the Grello family, so sorry to hear about the loss of Dr. Stephen. He was everything you wanted in a doctor for your children. He was always patient, kind, and caring. Our deepest sympathy, The Lafferty family.
Terry Little Music September 07, 2012 at 03:04 AM
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Dr. Stephen. Prayers to his family.
Laura Lucas September 07, 2012 at 04:32 PM
Dr. Stephen Grello was a very kind, caring and patient doctor. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers to his family.
Maria Parascandola September 08, 2012 at 12:33 PM
We are shocked and sadden to just hear this terrible news about Dr. Stephen. His calm manner and warm smile always helped ease our worries. Wonderful doctor and a wonderful person. Jen and the entire Grello family and staff will be in our prayers.
Frances Novello September 09, 2012 at 12:14 AM
Dr. Stephen Grello was such a wonderful and caring doctor! He took great care of my daughters! Sending our deepest sympathy to his wife,children and family. -The Novello family
Jennifer September 10, 2012 at 12:26 PM
We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Dr. Stephen was a terrific pediatrician and will be greatly missed by our family. His warm demeanor and contagious smile will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time. With Deepest Sympathy, The Parendo Family
Lisa Frasca September 16, 2012 at 02:04 AM
We are so sorry to hear the bad news about Dr.Grello. He was a great pediatrician. My son and daughter will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with the Grello family! He will be missed. The Frasca Family
Maria kinalis December 03, 2012 at 12:09 PM
We are so sad to hear about Dr Grello. He was the nicest, kindest Doctor I've ever met. He talked me through two very difficult emergencies, one including a fever of 105. He always knew what was wrong and made you feel that everything would be ok. The world has lost a great Doctor as well as a great person. My thoughts and prays go out to his family during this very difficult time. He will forever be remembered and we will miss him very much ...God Bless
Barbara February 28, 2013 at 04:32 AM
May you rest in peace Dr. Grello. You were an amazing, kind person. A huge part of my family for many years. My deepest and saddest condolences to your dear family. I am so saddened. Dear lord why?

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