Albert J. Grubis, Sr., 94 years old, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 at the John Adams HealthCare Center in Quincy. Mr. Grubis was born, raised, and educated in South Boston. He lived in Quincy for the last twenty years, previously living in Dorchester, and earlier living in Billerica. He was employed as a machinist at the former Walworth Manufacturing Company in Braintree where he made customized machine parts. He retired many years ago. Mr. Grubis served in the United States Navy Seabees during World War II as a Carpenters Mate. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal; the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medal; and the American Theatre Medal. In Mr. Grubiss early years, he enjoyed drawing. His skill in drawing was not limited to paper, but also included other art medium such as glass. Mr. Grubis passed on this gift to his children and grandchildren. Beloved husband for seventy years of Alme A. (Serino) Grubis. Devoted father of Albert J. Grubis Jr. and his wife Elyse of Pelham, NH; and Thomas E. Grubis and his wife Joyce Leary of Braintree. Survived by three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Brother of Walter Grubis of Falmouth; the late Francis Grubis; and the late George Grubis. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave., Quincy, Thursday, Dec. 2 at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School St., Quincy at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours Wednesday 4-7 p.m. Interment Saint Michaels Cemetery, Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Grubiss memory may be made to the John Adams HealthCare Center, Attn: Activities Fund, 211 Franklin St., Quincy, MA 02169. You are invited to visit www. thesweeneybrothers.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Nov. 30, 2010