Walter H. Grubis Sr. 89 of East Falmouth, formerly of Burlington passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, Sept 28. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth J. (Clark), Grubis, who predeceased him in 1997.
He leaves four children, Walter H. Grubis, Jr. of Parrish, Fl., Jeff M. Grubis of Mashpee. Suzanne M. Grubis of Lynn and John C. Grubis of Holly Springs, NC. Grandfather of Roo Grubis of Guilford, VT., brother of the late Francis, George and Albert Grubis.
Walter was born in So. Boston, son of the late Antone and Stasia (Visoski) Grubis.
He was a graduate of So. Boston Trade School, Northeastern University and Lowell Tech. Walter worked for the Charlestown Navy Yard as a mechanical learner coppersmith and later joined the U.S. Navy Sea Bees serving in the South Pacific during WWII.
He worked for several engineering companies prior to becoming a self-employed engineer prior to his retirement. He was a member of the Quashnet Valley Country Club and the Billerica Country Club.
Mr. Grubis was a former member of the Burlington Knights of Columbus, the Burlington School Committee. He enjoyed golf reading and spending time with his family at home. Walter enjoyed nature and the ocean.
Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 6PM on Sunday Oct 2, in the Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home., 584 West Falmouth Hwy, (Route28A),West Falmouth. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, Oct 3, at 11:00am in Christ the King Church, 3 jobs Fishing Rd. Mashpee., Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 12:30.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Walters name may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care,765 Attucks Ln, Hyannis, MA 02601. Or a charity of ones' choice.