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Attorney Peter V. Grillo

April 15, 1933 May 5, 2018
Attorney Peter V. Grillo
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Obituary for Attorney Peter V. Grillo

Attorney Peter V. Grillo, 85, of Haverhill, passed away, Saturday, May 5th in Boston.

He was born in Lawrence on April 15, 1933, the son of the late Peter and Esther (Alvino) Grillo.

Peter was educated in the Haverhill school system and graduated from Haverhill High School. He attended Merrimack College and earned his Juris Doctorate from Boston University. He entered the Air Force and served in the Judge Advocate's office. Upon his honorable discharge, he continued to serve in the Air Force reserves, retiring as a Lt. Colonel.

For many years, he owned and operated his private law firm in Bradford until his retirement 5 years ago.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Carmen, Henry and Sam Grillo.

Attorney Grillo is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Mary Beth (Campbell) Grillo of Haverhill, a daughter, Dr. Jennifer Grillo and her husband Albert Grimes of Andover, a brother, Dr. Gene P. Grillo of Seabrook Beach, NH., two sisters, Rita Grillo Volpone and Eleanor Grillo both of Bradford, two grand children, Ella and Liam Grimes of Andover as well as many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Thursday, May 10, from 5-8PM at the H.L. Farmer and Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. His funeral will be held Friday morning, May 11th, starting at 9AM at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St. Bradford. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. In lieu of flowers, contribution in his memory may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation New England, 335 Main Street, Wilmington, MA 01887, or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. To share a memory or for more information, please visit

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5:00 PM 5/10/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/10/2018 8:00:00 PM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home

210 South Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835

H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home
210 South Main Street Bradford 01835 MA
United States





10:00 AM 5/11/2018 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Hearts Church

165 South Main St.
Bradford, MA 01835

Sacred Hearts Church
165 South Main St. Bradford 01835 MA
United States

Cemetery Details


Elmwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

94 Salem St.
Bradford, MA 01835

94 Salem St. Bradford 01835 MA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701

Epilepsy Foundation New England

335 Main Street
Wilmington, MA 01887

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