Albert A. Grundy, 90, Westport


Albert A. Grundy, 90, of Westport, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Clifton Rehabilitative Nursing Center in Somerset. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth B. “Betty” (Morrison) Grundy; they were married for 70 years.

Born in Westport, son of the late Elmer and Elizabeth B. (Pettey) Grundy, he was a lifelong resident of the town. Al was a World War II veteran serving his country in the U.S. Army.

He and Betty were the owners and operators of Grundy’s Lumber Supply of Westport, building it into a successful business until his retirement in 1979. He was a member of Noquochoke Lodge A.F. & A.M. in Westport for over 50 years. He was an avid Red Sox fan, enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and his “Breakfast Club."

Survivors include his daughter, Sharon L. Martori and her husband Ralph of Westport; his sister, Florence Lees of Westport; his grandson, Richard Martori and his wife Robin of Westport; his two granddaughters, Rhonda Pereira and her husband John, and Julie Stahley and her husband David, all of Westport; two great grandsons, John R. Pereira II and his fiancé Mandi Babin, and Nikolai Stahley, all of Westport; his great great granddaughter, Aylah Pereira; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Grundy and Harriet Boiley and her husband Norman, and several nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Raymond E. Grundy and Walter E. Grundy.

Private arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, Westport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Westport Council on Aging: Food Bank, 75 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790.

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