Passed away in his sleep, attended by his loving wife Carol on December 26th, 2019 at 67 years of age.
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Born September 19th, 1952 into a then large and ever-growing family, Grant grew up in Pembroke Ontario along-side his 10 brothers and sisters.
As a hard-working and studious young man, Grant attended the University of Waterloo for Mathematics following which he became a teacher (Pembroke HS) and programmer (AECL), before landing at Raytheon for 25 years as the Manager of Software Development.
A lover of music, hockey, westerns, swimming, and above all his family, Grant will always be remembered for his big laugh (loud), warm smile (gold tooth), and tight hugs (very tight).
Grant was preceded in death by his father John Klawitter, sister Nancy Rasewych, and granddaughter Honora.
Grant will be missed by his wife Carol (nee Shand), his sons Russell and Nicholas and his wife Angela, his grandchildren Cole, Wesley and Helena, his mother Hilda(nee Keller), and siblings Helen Brszyenski, Ruth Jonston, Ken Klawitter, Irene Kennedy, Joan Schimmens, his twin brother Gary Klawitter, Emma Rabishaw, Brian Klawitter, and Donna Hiderman.
Special thanks to the Grand River Cancer Centre, Freeport Hospital staff, and the LHIN nurses for all of their help and support. Friends are invited to share their memories of Grant with his family during visitation at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 296 Isabella Street, Pembroke on Monday
2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday December 31 at 11 a.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, 454 Miller Street, Pembroke Ontario. Interment in the Spring.Donations can be made to the Grand River Hospital Foundation.