Funeral service for the late Gerald Gregory Grant, 85, Inverness, was held November 2 in Stella Maris Church, Inverness. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Grant died October 21, 2019, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born August 12, 1934, in Inverness, he was a son of the late Alice Donahue and Allan Grant. He was a graduate of Holy Family School, Inverness, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, and the Nova Scotia Technical University, (Dalhousie University), Halifax. In 1995, he retired from his career as vice principal of the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, where he enjoyed the reputation of a highly respected teacher, educator and administrator. With a committed interest in horse racing, he was a very active member of the Inverness harness racing community and participant in the rebuilding and success of the Inverness Raceway. He also served for many years on the board of The Nova Scotia Racing Commission.
He is survived by brother, Dr. Cyril Grant, (Bernice), Antigonish; two sisters, Dr. Mary Grant, Anne Flinn, (late Bill), both of Halifax; two nephews, Bruce Flinn, (Teresa), Scott Flinn, (Karen); niece, Carla Grant; friends, Denise and Elena Corra; the Deganis family.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Teresa Grant, Elaine Grant.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
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