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Frank J. Grill

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Frank J., 95, of Oak Ridge, formerly of Palisades Park, passed away on December 29, 2012.
Born in Franklin, PA, Frank was one of thirteen children born to Vincent and Pearl Grill. He proudly served in the 4th Infantry Division of the US Army during World War II. Frank then married Elizabeth Horvat and the couple settled in Palisades Park where they raised three children. He had a long career in the tool and die industry and upon his retirement worked as a guard for the phone company. Frank was an avid bowler and die hard Yankees fan.
Frank is survived by his sons, James and his wife Faith and Frank and his wife Karen; his daughter Barbara and her partner Kate; his brother Henry; his sisters Evelyn and Mary; and his grandchildren Maria, Jimmy, Frankie and Erika. He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 AM on Thursday, January 3 at St. Thomas the Apostle RC Church, Oak Ridge. Cremation will be private. The family will receive visitors from 2-4 and 7-9 on Wednesday at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank's memory can be made to Wounded Warrior Project.
Published in The Record on Jan. 1, 2013
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