Howard's family announces his peaceful passing on January 10, 2020, at the age of 87. He was born in Fredericton, NB, on November 19, 1933, to the late Howard Douglas and Mary Elizabeth (Doucette) Grant.
He leaves behind his best friend and companion, Rhona Deveau, and her family; his numerous nieces, nephews, and Goddaughter. In addition to his parents Howard was predeceased by his dear loving wife of 38 years, Mae (Hanson) Grant; brothers, Jerry, Bill, Walter, and John; sisters, Lillian Daye, Agnes Wasson, and Margaret Donovan.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 11:00 am from the J.A. McAdam Memorial Chapel, 160 York St. in Fredericton. Fr. Bill Brennan will officiate. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 will hold a tribute service beginning at 10:45 am. Interment will take place at a later date. For those who wish, donations in Howard's memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.