Raymond J. Grant
Raymond J. Grant, 82, a 55-year resident of Seekonk, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Miriam Hospital. He was the loving husband of Barbara J. (Litterer) Grant for 60 years. Born in Oswego, NY, he was the son of the late Raymond A. Grant & Monica M. (Schickling) Grant.
Mr. Grant was a graduate of Johnson & Wales University where he earned his business degree. He worked as a Manager of Cumberland Farms and with the Home Depot as a salesman until his retirement. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1959. He was a Communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, treasurer of the Star Twirlers Square Dance Club, and Cub Scout Master of Pack 2 in Seekonk.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his eight loving children: Raymond C. Grant & his wife Robin of Seekonk, Terence P. Grant & his wife Juli of Rehoboth, Kevin J. Grant & his wife Maryanne of Bristol, Colleen E. Scialo & her husband Robert of Rehoboth, Christopher P. Grant & his wife Bonnie of Riverside, Timothy L. Grant (WPD) and his wife Gina of Seekonk, Kyle P. Grant & his wife Kristie of Riverside and Ryan P. Grant & his wife Tiffany of East Providence. He was the cherished grandfather of 25 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was the brother of Monica McCra & her husband Donald of Pawtucket. He also leaves his loving cat "Lucky."
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:00 am in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 984 Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Seekonk Cemetery. Relatives & friends are invited & may call on Monday from 5:00-8:00 pm in J.H. Williams & Co. Funeral Home, 210 Taunton Ave, Route 44, East Providence. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 will be appreciated.