Priscilla A. Grantham

1935 ∼ 2019

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WAREHAM – Priscilla A. (Ross) Grantham, 83, of Wareham, died Feb. 16, 2019 at Tobey Hospital. She was the widow of the late John P. Grantham, Jr. and the daughter of the late Charles Martin and Lois Althea (Chapman) Ross.

She was born in Attleboro and lived in Wareham for many years with her husband & children.   

Mrs. Grantham attended and graduated Newton-Wellesley School of Nursing.  She spent many years working as an OBGYN nurse at Newton-Wellesley.  Later she went on to become the Director of Nursing at Mattapoisett Nursing Home.  She truly was a very caring, compassionate nurse and loved her job.

In her spare time she enjoyed reading and was an avid Patriots fan.  She loved all animals and donated to many charities.

Survivors include her daughter, Julie Grantham of Wareham; her son, John P. Grantham, III of Wareham; a brother, Charles Ross of Pawtucket, RI; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer and Jessica Shadrick and Valerie Grantham; 2 great grandchildren.

Visiting hours are from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 in the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m.

Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the ASPCA, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20077


Friday, February 22, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Friday, February 22, 2019 | 11:30 AM

Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home - Wareham
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Friday, February 22, 2019

Massachusetts National Cemetery
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Priscilla A. Grantham

1935 ∼ 2019

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