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Ernest E. Grant

September 9, 1929 - May 23, 2014
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Ernest E. Grant, 84 Yarmouth – Ernest "Ernie" Grant died on Friday May 23, 2014 at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth. Born of Louise May Dobson and Howard Davies Grant in Yarmouth, ME September 9, 1929. He attended school in Yarmouth. Ernie joined the Marine Corp in 1945-1947 and also served in the Reserves. Following his Military Service he worked in local shipyards and was a Lobsterman most of his adult life. He later obtained his GED and a degree in psychology from USM. He also worked in retail clothing/jewelry sales. Ernie had many interests and involvements including the Nazarene Church, the Yarmouth Police Force, a volunteer Firefighter...
Ernest E. Grant, 84
Yarmouth – Ernest "Ernie" Grant died on Friday May 23, 2014 at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth. Born of Louise May Dobson and Howard Davies Grant in Yarmouth, ME September 9, 1929. He attended school in Yarmouth. Ernie joined the Marine Corp in 1945-1947 and also served in the Reserves. Following his Military Service he worked in local shipyards and was a Lobsterman most of his adult life. He later obtained his GED and a degree in psychology from USM. He also worked in retail clothing/jewelry sales. Ernie had many interests and involvements including the Nazarene Church, the Yarmouth Police Force, a volunteer Firefighter for Yarmouth, Clam Warden, American Legion where he was the Chaplin for many years, Men's Club and Lions Club. He spent many hours making visits to friends in hospitals, nursing homes and the Veterans homes. Ernie enjoyed stock car racing, the Boston Red Sox, traveling and most importantly spending time with his extended family and close friends.
Ernie married Jeanne E. Scothorne in 1948, they raised 7 children together. He then married Barbara L. Savage in 1979 and had a daughter together.
Ernie was predeceased by 3 brothers: Robert, Lawrence and Stanley; a son Andrew Grant, a step son Glenn Thomes and 3 grandchildren: John Coulombe, Chad Meier and Tori Thistle. He is survived by his children: Deborah Bailey of Cartersville, GA, Mary (Earl, "Mitch") Mitchell of Cartersville, GA, John (Jennifer) of Westbrook, ME, Peter (Becky) of Sidney, ME, Christopher of Bridgton, ME, Michael (Nita) of Cartersville, GA, Lisa Grant (Martin) of Yarmouth, ME. He is also survived by four step children; 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild.
Visiting hours will be held at Lindquist Funeral Home, One Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth on Wednesday May 28th from 4-7pm. A funeral service will be held at South Portland Church of the Nazarene, 525 Highland Avenue, South Portland on Thursday May 29th at 11am. A burial will follow the service at St. Mary's Cemetery in Falmouth, ME. Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com to view a video collage of Ernie's life and to share condolences, memories and tributes with his family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: American Legion Post #91, PO Box 113, Yarmouth, ME 04096

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"sorry to hear about the loss of Ernie.He was a good man. we will miss him much. love to all. Bel and tim Grant" belonie grant (biddeford, ME)

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