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Schuylkill County Obituaries

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Robert Emmett Grant III, 73 – Served in US Army in Vietnam

Robert Emmett Grant III, 73, St. Clair, passed away peacefully Friday October 9th at Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill East, Pottsville.

Born in Ashland, he was a son of the late Robert Grant Jr. and Catherine Shoup Grant. He worked as an Orderly in the emergency room department for the former Pottsville hospital for 26 years before his retirement.

Bob graduated from Ashland Area High School, class of 1965. He was a United States Army Veteran having served from 1966 to 1972 having fought for our country during the Vietnam War. He was a member of both the American Legion Post 309 and the VFW of Girardville.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Patricia B. McMeekin Grant, St. Clair; his three daughters: Kathryn Anthony and her fiancΓ© Brad Holt, Birdsboro; Michelle and her husband Richard Dallago, Pottsville; Joie Lynne and her husband Christopher Gardner, Pottsville; his two brothers: John β€œJack” Grant, Lancaster; James β€œJimmy” and his wife Linda Grant, Girardville; his grandchildren: William J. and his wife Katie Anthony; Cecely, Maddelena and Francesca Dallago; Luke and Elizabeth Gardner; a great-granddaughter Mattea Anthony; his niece and nephew Jennifer and David Grant.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday October 15th at 11:15 a.m. from the Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, 403 W. Main Street Girardville with Rev. Carl Shankweiler. Friends are invited to his viewing Thursday morning at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment with military honors will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

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