Joan Grant

Joan C. Grant

Joan C. (McAndrews) Grant, 89, of Milton passed away April 9, 2019, at the John Scott House in Braintree.  

Born in Cambridge, she was raised in Dorchester and graduated from St. Gregory’s High School.  

The beloved wife of the late John J., Sr., former Chief of the Milton Fire Department, she was the mother of John J. “Jack” Grant, Jr., current Chief of the Milton Fire Department and his late wife Josephine of Milton, Mark H. Grant and his wife Nancy of North Reading, Elizabeth A. Hunter and her husband Shawn of Rockland, Edward R. Grant of East Bridgewater, Maura J. Ciampa and her husband Joseph of Abington, and Joseph L. Grant and his wife Mystie of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and the sister of Sr. Ann Marie McAndrews, SND of Framingham, Marge Muldoon of Hingham, Sr. Jane McAndrews, SND of Dorchester, Jean McAndrews of Naples, Florida, and the late William McAndrews.

She is also survived by 15 grandchildren whom she adored and was so proud of: JP Grant and his wife, Lily, Kristen, Michael, Ashley, Charlotte, Claire and Elizabeth Grant; Casey, Sarah and Harrison Hunter, Catalina Grant, Grace and Charlotte Ciampa, and Gailan and Marin Grant.

She enjoyed bowling and reading and was an expert knitter. She loved playing bingo at St. Agatha’s with her bingo buddies.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church in Milton. Burial was in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Milton Firefighters Relief Association, 515 Canton Ave., Milton, MA 02186.

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