Ross Gristina

Ross Gristina, 68, of Tappan, NY, formerly of the Bronx, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Beloved husband of Josephine (nee Fiorino). Cherished father of Maria Villani and her husband Michael of Ridgewood, NJ and Joe Gristina of Tappan. Beloved son of Mary and Joe Gristina. Proud grandfather of Luca. Dearest brother of Phyllis Battaglia.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 10 AM at St. Catharine’s RC Church, Blauvelt, NY with entombment to follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Nanuet, NY. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050).

Those who wish may make donations in Ross’ memory to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,


  1. Dear Josephine & Family,

    I’m so, so sorry to hear about Ross.
    I just can’t believe it!
    He was always such a nice guy to all.
    He will be truly missed.

    With my sincerest condolences,
    DJ Bakery

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