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September 20, 2018

Fosters Funeral Home

Ernest C. Grant, 64

FULTON, NY – Ernest C. Grant, 64, of Fulton, passed away on Monday January 23, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

Ernest C. Grant

Ernest C. Grant

He was a lifelong resident of Fulton and the son of the late Byron and Edith (Palmer) Grant.

Ernie was employed at Nestles in Fulton as a supervisor for many years until the plant closed.

He then went to work for Schneider Packaging Equipment Company in Brewerton until his retirement in 2014.

Known to work from sunup to sundown, he was an all-around handyman and gardener.

Ernie enjoyed traveling with his wife, Priscilla, and visiting family out of state.

He was also an avid NASCAR racing fan.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 36 years, Priscilla Grant; seven children, Kevin (Jessica) Grant of Fulton, Patrick (Rachel) Grant of Charlotte, NC, Chip (Marie) France of Missouri, Krista (Eric) Weatherstone of Jordan, David France of North Syracuse, Theresa Grinnell (Brian Austic) of Fulton and Dawn (Mike) Billion of Fulton; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Judy) of Sandy Creek; sister, Sharon Milton of Virginia; and four nieces.

Calling hours will be held 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 27, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 28, at the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2819 County Route 45, Fulton with burial to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Contributions in Ernie’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.



8 Responses “Ernest C. Grant, 64”

  1. January 25, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    RIP Ernie, was a nice man welled liked at Nestles a great friend he will be greatly missed

  2. Karen Frazier Seay
    January 25, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    So sorry, condolences to his entire family and friends.

  3. Nancy Donnell Muir
    January 25, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss Priscilla and family. May Ernest RIP with the angels in heaven. Our prayers are with you.

  4. January 26, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Worked with and for Ernie several years in the 80’s at Nestle. He was a fine, fair man who will be missed. Sad day.

  5. January 26, 2017 at 9:36 am

    So sorry for your lose Priscilla and for your family.

    Gary and Betty Hendricks

    Norfolk, Va

  6. Evelyn
    January 26, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    So sorry, Priscilla and family. Will miss him around the neighborhood walking his dogs and working on his lawn. Enjoyed our conversations.

  7. Bob Donaldson
    January 27, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Priscilla and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Ernie’s passing.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
    With our sincere heartfelt sympathy.
    Monica and Bob Donaldson)sq

  8. Frank Vescio
    January 30, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    I am sorry for your loss my heart and prayers go out to you and your family

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