William J. Grant

April 29, 1937 - March 15, 2017 Chadds Ford, PA | Age 79 Loving Father, Grandfather, Brother and Friend.

WILLIAM J. GRANT, age 79, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Virtua Hospital, Voorhees, NJ. He was the husband of Janet Huyett Grant, who passed away in 2012, ands with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William and Edith Himes Grant.

Mr. Grant was a Program Manager/Engineer at Boeing in Ridley Park, PA, retiring in 1998 after 40 years of service. He was also a volunteer at SCORE providing free small business advice.

He was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Chadds Ford, PA, and the American Helicopter Society, and a graduate of Villanova University.

Mr. Grant enjoyed going to the Brandywine River Museum and traveling with his wife and family.

He is survived by two sons, Robert J. Grant and his wife Robyn of Seattle, WA and Steven M. Grant and his wife Kathlynn of Voorhees, NJ; one sister, Nancy Stickles of Delaware Co., PA; six grandchildren, Jessica, Hannah, Austin, Richard, Erik and Kelsey.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 9:00 to 9:45 Thursday morning, March 23, 2017 at St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 160 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA. His Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Brandywine River Museum, C/O Director of Development, Brandywine Conservancy, P.O. Box 141, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 or to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.grieoccares.com

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Memorial Donations

Brandywine River Museum, C/O Director of Development, Brandywine Conservancy

P.O. Box 141
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

American Diabetes Association

150 Monument Road, Suite 100
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004



March 23, 2017 9:00-9:45 St. Cornelius Catholic Church
160 Ridge Road
Chadds Ford, PA

Funeral Mass

March 23, 2017 10:00 St. Cornelius Catholic Church
160 Ridge Road
Chadds Ford, PA


March 23, 2017 Following Mass Union Hill Cemetery
Route 82
Kennett Square, PA


  1. Janet and Bill were both such nice people! We appreciated them as our long-time customers and enjoyed having them at our home for our company’s annual pig roast. We invited Bill to dinner to meet my father and the two men reminisced about their careers at Boeing. We will always remember these special moments with our wonderful neighbors.

    Rob and Katharine King and Family | March 17, 2017 at 10:57 AM

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