In Loving Memory
September 6, 1928 – January 26, 2015
Fred William Occhiogrosso, 86, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Semmes. Fred was a six year veteran of the U.S. Army and in college, he majored in music playing the upright base and trumpet. As a musician for many years, he became the director of the Townsmen Band who played at the USS Alabama Battleship Park for a conference of the Governors and a Mother’s Day concert in the park.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Ned Occhiogrosso.
He is survived by his wife, Freda Occhiogrosso; daughter, Gina Occhiogrosso; three sons, Tom (Marie) Occhiogrosso, Mark (Kathy) Occhiogrosso and stepson, Michael Downs; sister, Mary Occhiogrosso; two grandchildren, Lauren and Sammy Occhiogrosso and many other relatives and friends.
A committal service will be held at 2:30pm on Friday, February 20, 2015 at the Biloxi National Cemetery, 400 Veterans Ave, Biloxi, MS 39531. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.