January 6, 1913 ~ July 1, 2004
In Sequim, Washington, July 1, 2004, Kenneth Stuart Grandy, 91, formerly of Meriden, husband of the late Virginia Coggins Grandy. He was born Jan. 6, 1913 in Barrington, RI, son of the late Leonard Wyles and Hattie Burdick Grandy. He grew up in Plantsville, CT and later moved to Meriden where he lived most of his adult life. He was the former president of J.B. Coggins Mfg. Co. in Meriden until his retirement when moved to the State of Washington. Mr Grandy was a avid sportsman and enjoyed fishing in both salt and fresh water. He maintained a boat in Stonington, CT for many years. He also enjoyed playing golf. His favorite hobby was raising white faced Hereford cattle on his farm, called Waters Edge Farm, in Wallingford. He also enjoyed many summers at their cottage on Lake Pocotaupaug, in East Hampton, CT. He was a member of Meriden Lions Club, Meriden Rod and Gun Club and also a Shriner and a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Meriden. He is survived by a daughter, Gayle Hettrick of Berlin, CT, two sons, Stuart Grandy of Plantsville and Kenneth T. Grandy of Plantsville, a brother, Theodore B. Grandy of Plantsville, a daughter-in-law, Ruth Grandy of Yalesville. Also survived by ten grandchildren, Laura St.Jean, Douglas Grandy, Paul Grandy, Donald Grandy, John Grandy, Susan LeBel, Linda Hettrick, Debbie Hoyt, Steven Hettrick, Jeffrey Hettrick and their spouses. He also leaves his former second wife Anne and a stepson, Michael of Sequim, Washington. He also leaves many great and great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Winfred Grandy and Ralph Grandy and a sister Ethel Grandy and a son Donald K. Grandy. Funeral Service will be private. Burial will be in Walnut Grove. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements in care of Beecher & Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave. Meriden. Contributions may be made to the Meriden Lions Club, PO Box 2629, Meriden, CT 06450.