Kevin M. Grant, Sr.

Kevin M. Grant, Sr. of Rochester, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at his home.

Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late Rita (Peters) and James G. Grant, Sr. A longtime summer resident of Wareham, Mr. Grant has lived in Rochester since 1985. He was vice-president of James G. Grant Company where he was an accomplished crane operator.

Mr. Grant enjoyed camping and boating and after his retirement, as a very adventurous person, traveled throughout the United States by RV several times. He was a member of the Whaling City Sams Camping Club in New Bedford. Mr. Grant enjoyed completing small projects and swimming with his grandsons.

He is survived by two sons, Kevin M. Grant, Jr. of Rochester and Adam G. Grant of Wareham; his daughter in-law, Eileen Molloy of Marion; two grandchildren, Liam M. Grant and Kevin M. Grant, III; his longtime companion, Sharon McDuffy of Rochester; his brothers and sisters, Joan Swart of Brockton, Mary Jamieson and Judy Hopgood both of Bridgewater, Debbie Petronelli of Wareham and Paul Grant of Bourne. He was predeceased by his brother and sisters, the late Jack Grant, Agnes Brown, Rita McElroy, Peggy Gurney, David Grant and James G. Grant, Jr.

Kevin’s funeral will be held on Tues., Mar. 18, 2014 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 8:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, 82 High St., Wareham at 9:00 AM.  Visiting hours will be Monday from 4 – 8 PM.

Donations in his memory may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth Cancer Center, 275 Sandwich St., Plymouth, MA 02360.  For directions and on-line guestbook visit:

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