Franklin - Charles W. Grant Jr., 80, of 145 Pleasure Hill Road, died early Tuesday morning, Sept. 17, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Norwich, on Sept. 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 active in town affairs. On July 3, 1954 he married Marjorie (Hill) Grant at Franklin Congregational Church, she 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 at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Franklin Congregational Church. Burial will follow at Pautipaug Cemetery in Franklin with military honors. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the Guillot Funeral Home, 75 South B. St., Taftville.