Stephen J. Grassanovich, 91, a longtime resident of Stamford, died March 16, 2011.

Mr. Grassanovich was born May 13, 1919, in Alsolendva, Hungary, to the late Otto and Ilona (Sziijarto) Grassanovich.

He served in the Hungarian Army as a captain and was a veteran of World War II.

After serving his country, he and his family immigrated to the United States, where he worked for many years as a tool and die maker for Dixon Sintaloy in Stamford.

After his retirement, he delivered prescriptions for the Hope Street Pharmacy in Stamford until May 2010. He is remembered as a dedicated and loyal employee.

Mr. Grassanovich is survived by a daughter, Judi Moker, and her husband, James, of Bridgewater; a son, Alex Grassanovich, and his wife, Janet, of Dartmouth, Mass.; and a sister, Borbala Szucs, of Eger, Hungary.

He is also survived by five grandchildren, James Moker Jr., Stephen Moker, Janice Sumner, Sheila Grassanovich, and Amy McDonald.

Mr. Grassanovich's family said he will be sadly missed by his loved ones and friends.

His family welcomes all relatives and friends tomorrow (Saturday) from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Ave., Stamford, with a Mass of Christian burial celebrated immediately following at 11 a.m. at Saint Mary Parish, 566 Elm St., Stamford. Interment will be private.

The Bosak Funeral Home of Stamford is in charge of arrangements.

Anyone wishing to make an online remembrance can visit to sign the family's online guestbook.