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Paul Francis Grennan[1, 2]

Male 1930 - 2010  (79 years)


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  • Name Paul Francis Grennan 
    Born 9 Sep 1930  Bristol, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 12 Apr 1940  60 Rustic Terrace, Bristol, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Jan 2010  Bristol, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2772  Smithwick Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2017 

    Father John Patrick Grennan,   b. 8 Jun 1894, Ardmore, PA, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1965, Bristol, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Pauline E. Zinker,   b. Abt 1897, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1931, Bristol, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Family ID F952  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
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    Last Modified 12 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Social Security Death Index, (FamilySearch.org), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VM8W-Y2Q.

    2. [S260] Obituary - Paul Francis Grennan, (Hartford Courant), http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/hartfordcourant/obituary.aspx?pid=139286358.
      GRENNAN, Paul Francis Paul Francis Grennan, 79, of Bristol, died Saturday (January 30, 2010), at Bristol Hospital. He was the beloved husband of 54 years to Mary (Gaudino) Grennan. He was born September 9, 1930 in Bristol, son of the late John Patrick Grennan and Pauline (Zinner) Grennan. He was lovingly raised by the late Mae (Canfield) Grennan, his step-mother. Paul was a plumber and retired from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 777 union in 1993. Paul served his country faithfully in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Paul was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 5 and the American Legion Post 2 and was a volunteer at the Veterans Hospital in Newington. Paul enjoyed bowling and playing cribbage and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Paul was predeceased by his brother, John Grennan and his sister, Anna Mae Manning. Besides his loving, devoted wife, he is survived by his sons, Paul G. Grennan and his wife, Patricia of Tolland and Robert K. Grennan and his wife, Laura of Coventry; his grandchildren, Jennifer and Nicholas Grennan of Tolland, and Victoria and Jaime Grennan of Coventry; his great-grandson, Antonio Grennan of Tolland; and his brother, William Grennan and his wife, Irene of Westerly, RI. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. The family is grateful to the staff of Bristol Hospital for their compassionate and loving care of Paul in his final days. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 5, 2010, at 11 a.m. at St. Gregory Church, Bristol. Friends may call prior to the mass on Friday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, 287 West St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For online condolences, please visit, www.obrien-funeralhome.com.