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Official Obituary of: Leslie “Les” Grant II 04/18/2020

Leslie “Les” Grant II 04/18/2020

North Attleboro –   Leslie L. Grant II, 78, of North Attleboro passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.  He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Kohansky) Grant for 45 years.  Born February 24, 1942 in Boston, he was a son of the late Leslie L. and Lydia (Coderre) Grant.

Les grew up in East Boston and Weymouth.  He lived most of his life in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston before moving to North Attleboro in 2002.

He worked as a baker at various donut shops in the Boston area throughout his career before retiring at age 63.  In retirement, he did maintenance work at Pace Plaza in North Attleboro.

Les enjoyed swimming, going to the beach, and family.

In addition to his wife, he was father of: Linda Kenney of Norwood, Leslie L. Grant III of Brighton, Michael Grant of Brighton and William Grant of Mansfield;

And father to: Kevin Svagdis of Danville, CA, John Svagdis of Bridgewater, Michael Svagdis of Chevy Chase, MD and Christopher Svagdis of Norwood;

He’s also survived by 16 grandchildren.

Services will be held at a later date.

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  • Sanford/Tarushka Family
    Dear Dottie and all family:  We are very saddened to hear about the death of Les today. 4/29/2020.
    We have so many fond memories of Les and all his family and your beloved Mr. Magoo. His generousity
    of being a kind neighbor and sharing extra doughnuts with the neighbors was wonderful.
    Our sincere sympathy to you Dottie and all of your family. May you find peace in all the years you
    shared together and comfort with your family. You are missed.

  • To the Grant/Svagdis family,

    It has been many years since we have been in touch here in Roslindale.  My sincere condolences on your loss.  May your fond memories bring you all comfort at this time.  You will all remain in my thoughts and prayers.

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  1. To the Grant/Svagdis family,

    It has been many years since we have been in touch here in Roslindale.  My sincere condolences on your loss.  May your fond memories bring you all comfort at this time.  You will all remain in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Sanford/Tarushka Family
    Dear Dottie and all family:  We are very saddened to hear about the death of Les today. 4/29/2020.
    We have so many fond memories of Les and all his family and your beloved Mr. Magoo. His generousity
    of being a kind neighbor and sharing extra doughnuts with the neighbors was wonderful.
    Our sincere sympathy to you Dottie and all of your family. May you find peace in all the years you
    shared together and comfort with your family. You are missed.

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