SEARSPORT – Jeanette C. Grant, 89, died Dec. 13, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. Born Nov. 16, 1924, in Searsport, she was the daughter of Maynard and Mary (Robbins) Carr.
Jeanette married Milford W. Grant on Aug. 10, 1946, in Searsport. She loved to travel with her sisters and enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time with her family. She was a member of the United Methodist Woman’s Organization here in Searsport and also in Connecticut where she and her husband lived while raising their family.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Milford W. Grant of Searsport; one daughter, Janet Mongillo of Searsport and Southington, Conn.; two granddaughters, Lori Mongillo of Connecticut and Marci Mongillo Clevenger of Tennessee; two great-grandchildren, ErikaRose Sokolowski of Connecticut, and Brodie Clevenger of Tennessee; three sisters, Eunice Cushman of Texas and Vermont, Adelaide Rossi of Massachusetts, and Tina Gould of Searsport; a sister-in-law, Barbara Carr of Searsport; a special cousin, Darlene Carr of Searsport; a special nephew, Rodney Littlefield and his wife, Betty, of Belfast; several additional nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog and companion, Lexi. Jeanette was predeceased by her parents; one brother, James Carr; a son-in-law, John A. Mongillo; four brothers-in-law, Ernest Cushman, Lloyd Gould, Walter Cory, and Vernon Grant; and one sister-in-law, Lila Littlefield.
Donations preferred to and in lieu of flowers to Searsport United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 122, Searsport, ME 04976. Visiting hours will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, at Young Funeral Home, 31 West Main St., Searsport. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Searsport United Methodist Church, Searsport. Burial will take place at Merithew Cemetery, Searsport, at a later date in the spring. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Young Funeral Home. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com.