Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Dorothy M. Grant, 78, on August 15, 2021

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Dorothy M. Grant, 78, of North Washington Street passed away Sunday, August 15, 2021 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston.  She was wife of the late Leslie Grant for 46 years until his death in 2020.

Born November 25, 1942 in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Vincent and Margaret (Donahue) Kohansky.

Dottie grew up in West Roxbury and was a graduate of Roslindale High School in 1960.  She worked as a homemaker to her 8 children then worked as a nurse’s aide at Stonehedge Nursing Home in West Roxbury for several years before retiring.

She enjoyed cooking and caring for her family.

Dottie loved to travel, especially to Spain where she took three trips.  She also took in several exchange students over 15 years.

She is survived by her eight children and their spouses: Kevin Svagdis and wife Melody of Naples, FL, Linda Kenney and husband Kevin of Norwood, John Svagdis and wife Kristine of Bridgewater, Michael Grant of Brookline, Michael Svagdis and wife Patricia of Washington, DC, Leslie Grant III of Brighton, William Grant and wife Pamela of Mansfield and Christopher Svagdis and wife Cindy of Norwood; and 16 grandchildren.

She was sister of the late William Kohansky.

Services will be held privately with burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery & Arboretum, Attleboro Falls.

Arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.