INDIAN TOWNSHIP - Melvina Marie Grant, 58, passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center on October 1, 2015 after a short courageous battle with cancer.
Melvina was born in Calais on April 15, 1957 to Charlotte Newell. Family was most important to Melvina she loved her children and looked forward to every visit with her grandchildren. She grew up in Indian Township where she enjoyed playing cribbage with her family, working on puzzles and watching football but was most fond of NASCAR and playing Candy Crush.
Melvina was predeceased by the love of her life, Gregory Grant Sr.; two sons, Gregory and Franklin Grant; her grandparents, Frances Newell and Justin Francis and her stepfather, James Glover.
Survivors include her mother, Charlotte Glover of Indian Township; two daughters, Juanita Grant of Farmington and Melissa Grant of Indian Township; brother, Darrell Newell and his wife Debby; two sisters, Sally Pelley and Jeannie Grant, all of Indian Township; seven grandchildren, Lila, Mattea, Olivia, Jahvon, Tyra, Gregory and Franklin; eleven nieces and nephews, Nakia, Freda, Tony, Ryan, Jeannie, Penny, David, Sherri, Coty, Cameron and Christy Rose; special auntie Mammo; special friends, Sonja Dana, Linda Meader and Ann Moore and her Godmother, Molly Parker.
Visiting hours will begin 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 4th at her home, 4 North Eagle Point Rd., Indian Township until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 6th at St. Anne's RC Church, Peter Dana Point by Father Kevin Martin. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com