McGrane, John "Bill" W., 77 ,of Round Top Rd. Harrisville, RI formerly of Broncos Hwy. Glendale
died on Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital, Fatima Unit in North Providence, RI.
Husband of Maureen M. (Byrne) McGrane
He was born on June 13, 1925, in Woonsocket RI,
Son of the late John and Magaret E. (Monk) McGrane. He worked for the former Valliere's Oil Co. in Harrisville for 23 years as a service and delivery man, retiring in 1988. He also was a farmer in Glendale for many years. He was a lifelong Burrillville resident. He was a field clerk for the Burrillville Tax Assessor's office for several years. He was a WW11Army Air Corps. veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Berard Desjarlais Post # 88 for over 50 years. A member of the Burrillville Democratic Town Committee for many years, and a Trustee of St. Patrick's Parish.
Son-Michael J. McGrane, of Glendale, R.I.
Granddaughter- Megan E. McGrane
He was preceded in Death by:
Deceased Father-McGrane, John
Deceased Mother-(Monk) McGrane, Margeret E.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30am from the Brown Funeral Home, 1496 Victory Hwy., Oakland with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Patrick Church. Burial with military honors will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery Harrisville, RI.
Calling hours are Friday 2-4 & 7-9pm