John "Bernie" Grant
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Obituary of John "Bernie" Grant

Grant, John Joseph Bernard “Bernie” - of Ridgetown, passed away peacefully at the Village on the Ridge, on Tuesday January 16, 2018, in his 84th year.

Loving husband of Ann (Sloan) Grant for 57 years.

Born in Chatham, Ontario, son of the late Barney and Helen (McKeever) Grant.

Predeceased by his sister Maureen (Kent) McGregor.

Will be missed greatly by his many nieces and nephews.

Bernie was an accomplished welder, working for Tube Turns and Fabco. He loved to fish, carve wood, landscape and teach others his welding trade. His Irish wit and great smile were trademarks of a man well loved.

Visitation will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main St. East, Ridgetown, on Thursday January 18, 2018 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday January 19 at 2pm with Sister Diane Sloan as Officiant. Burial to follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown.

Donations in memory of Bernie may be made to the Chatham-Kent Alzheimer’s Society - Day Program or the Village on the Ridge Residence Council. Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home

76 Main St. East

Ridgetown, Ontario


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