Charles W. Grant Jr. September 3, 1933 - September 17, 2013 Franklin - Charles W. Grant Jr., 80, of 145 Pleasure Hill Rd. died early Tuesday morning at his home. He was born in Norwich on September 3, 1933 the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Wallace) Grant Sr. Charlie served for 20 years in the U.S. Navy
during the Korean and Vietnam War
s. He was last employed as a Planner at Electric Boat in Groton for 20 years before retiring. He was a member of the Franklin Congregational Church, was a life member of the Franklin V.F.W
. Post 9066 and was actvie in town affairs. On July 3, 1954 he married Marjorie (Hill) Grant at Franklin Congregational Church who survives him. Besides his wife he is survived by four sons, Charles W. Grant III and his wife Caroline of Franklin, Michael Grant and his wife Nicole and Jonathan E. Grant and his wife Patricia both of Norwich and William W. Grant and his wife Agnieszka of Lisbon; one daughter, Ruth Mattos and her husband Duane of Norwich; one sister, Susan Rainville and her husband Joseph of Lisbon; his grandchildren, Victoria, Erica, Regina, Natalia and Maya Grant and grandson Derek Mattos; one great grandson Christopher Chase and nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the Franklin Congregational Church. Burial will follow at Pautipaug Cemetery in Franklin with Military Honors. Calling hours at the Guillot Funeral Home, 75 South B. St., Taftville will be Friday from 6-8 P.M.