Betsy C. (Dorr) Grassi, 85

Mar 15, 2023

MARION – Betsy C. (Dorr) Grassi, 85, of Marion, passed away on March 8, 2023, in St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford. She was the wife of the late Arego A. Grassi and the daughter of the late Harold and Marion (Peterson) Dorr.

She was born in New Bedford and lived in Marion for most of her life. She graduated from Wareham High School and received an associate degree from Kinyon Campbell Business School.

Mrs. Grassi worked as a bookkeeper for Beaton Cranberry Growers Service in Wareham for 20 years before retiring.

She was a member of Little Harbor Golf Club. She also enjoyed researching her family genealogy, bowling, and American Sign Language.

Survivors include her son, Alan Grassi and his wife, Mary of Wichita, KS; a brother, Alan Dorr of Panama City, FL; a son-in-law, Michael Thompson of Mattapoisett; 2 grandchildren, Kelly Vandegrift (Grassi) and her husband, Robert of Wichita, KS and AJ Grassi of Wareham; 3 great grandchildren, Kaidence Rich, Kaileigh Rich, and Hunter Vandegrift; as well as several beloved and devoted nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Stephanie Thompson.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 462 Main St., Wareham, MA. Please join us for lunch at the church following the service.

Donations in Betsy’s memory may be made to Hope Health Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904. Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – 2599 Cranberry Hwy, Wareham, MA.