Carmine Philip Grima
Carmine Philip Grima, AKA “Elvis Remembered”, 70, Bethlehem, NH, died unexpectedly at home on Friday October, 13, 2017. He was born in 1947 in Attleboro, MA to Philip M. and Filomena Rose (Polito) Grima. He graduated from East Providence High School in 1965.
Carmine served in the US Army from 1965 to 1967 in the Vietnam War. His talents were many, earning him the nickname “Ace” in high school. Carmine was very generous, a true humanitarian. He served many communities with his charitable musical entertainment, helping many of those in need. He could fix anything, and worked in many professions, including police officer, race-car driver, mailman, mechanic and musician.
He leaves behind his wife of 45 years, Ann Marie (Venturini) Grima, of Bethlehem, his daughter, Gina Hammond and her husband Peter, three grandchildren, Madison Rose Wolfe, Stella Filomena Wolfe, and Rocco Simon Wolfe all of E. Providence, RI, three sisters, Loretta Ippolito of E. Providence, RI, Louise Abetecola and her husband Vic of San Jose, CA, and Ann Mason and her husband Ken of Seekonk, MA, three brothers, Gaetano Grima and his wife Phyllis of Orlando, FL, Philip Grima of Seekonk, MA, and Frank Grima and his wife Leslie of Franconia, NH, as well as over 30 nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Philip (1994) and Filomena (1980), two sisters Theresa Anderson (1966), and Mina Barrette (2004), and a nephew Simon Philip (1979).
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 984 Taunton Ave, Seekonk, MA on Thursday November 9, 2017 at 10AM. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery in Pawtucket, RI. Those who wish may make donations in Carmine’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate. To share memories and condolences go to www.RossFuneral.com.