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Date of Passing: Aug 02, 2018

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PHILIP ORVILLE GRANTHAM It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Philip Orville Grantham on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Phil leaves behind his sons, Robert (Rhonda), Michael (Lisa) and Andrew (Valerie); grandchildren, Ryan, Tia, Jack, Claire, Jason (Christine) and Kayla (Joel) Pedretti; great-grandchildren, Luca and Blair Pedretti and his dog and best friend Leckie. Phil was predeceased by his wife Gayle 12 years ago after 42 years of marriage, his brother Don and sister-in-law Lynn. Phil is survived by his sister Bev (Don) Lauder and sister-in-law Lynne (Bob) Colgan. Phil had a long career with Woolworth/Woolco which took him through three provinces (Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan). He then got into real estate with Century 21 then operated his own corner store. He then went on to work at CFB Shilo finishing his working career at Maple Leaf Foods. Phil had his own zest for life and he and Gayle enjoyed the cabin at Clear Lake for many years. Through all their ups and downs in life they faced things together head on. Phil and Gayle are once again together having a cup of tea. A celebration of Phil's life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, Brandon on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. with a reception to follow the interment at Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Phil may be made to Brandon Humane Society. Expressions of sympathy may be made at Arrangements with Memories Chapel Brandon, Manitoba, phone 1-855-727-0330.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 07, 2018

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