- Date of passing: Oct 27, 2008
|Let the memory of Kevin be with us forever|
Staff Sgt. Kevin Grieco. A Mass of Christian Burial for Staff Sgt. Kevin Grieco will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 0S233 Church St., Winfield. Interment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2 to 8 p.m. at theCountryside Funeral Home, 950 South Bartlett Rd. (at Stearns Rd.), Bartlett. Staff Sgt. Grieco was killed in action on Oct. 27, 2008 while serving his country in Afghanistan. He was a graduate of Waynesville High School in Waynesville, MO and Aurora University in Aurora, IL. He served for a total of 16 years, five years active in the Navy, eight years for the Naval Reserves and three years in the Army. He was an Eagle Scout and an adult scout leader for Troop 575 in Winfield. Staff Sgt. Grieco is survived by his wife, Rashmi; children Joshua (4) and
Angeli (2); his parents, Col. Ralph (retired) and Linda Grieco; sister, Jennifer Grieco Burch; brothers-in-law, Chad Burch and Ajit Chawathe; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Staff Sgt. Grieco to Operation Support Our Troops - Illinois, Inc., 1807 S. Washington, Suite 110, #359, Naperville, IL 60565. 630-289-7575 or www.countrysidefuneralhomes.com
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