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The Newtown Bee has learned that Newtown resident and former long-time Newtown High School music educator Joseph Paul Grasso passed away on October 9.

The Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard annual home show at Blue & Gold Stadium is named in Grasso's honor, and is celebrating its 25th year this weekend.

Those who wish to contribute sentiments about Grasso’s passing, memories, how he inspired young musicians, and other personal thoughts, as well as photos, are encouraged to contact Reporter Alissa Silber at alissa@thebee.com.

Comments and photos submitted before deadline Wednesday, October 13, at 11 am, will be considered for inclusion in a memorial article being planned.


Reporter Alissa Silber can be reached at alissa@thebee.com.

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