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Grant M. Wason

HAVERHILL: Grant M. Wason, 61, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Merrimack Valley Hospice surrounded by those he loved.

Born in Haverhill on October 28, 1949, Grant was the son of Shirley (Fogg) Wason of Atkinson, NH and the late Austin B. Wason.

Grant graduated from Timberlane Regional High School, Class of 1968, and immediately joined the U.S. Army Reserves. Following his discharge he established SecuriCom Systems, Inc. in Atkinson which he operated until his death. He worked hard to build his business and in doing so earned the respect and admiration of those with whom he worked.

Grant was an avid skier and had the opportunity to ski in Europe on several occasions. He was a past president of the Penguins Ski Club of Bartlett, NH, a member and past president of the Crescent Yacht Club where he served on the Executive Board and House and Building Committee, and past president of the New Hampshire Alarm Association.

Grant is survived by his children, Melissa M. Rosado of Bradford, Jeremy St. John Wason and his wife Tera of Cape Coral, FL; two grandchildren; brothers, Earle B. Wason and his wife Mary of Freedom, NH, Jonathan Wason and his wife Denise of Palm Coast, FL, Scott C. Wason and his wife Michelle of Fremont, NH, Glen A. Wason of Kingston, NH, and several nieces and nephews; and his former wife and a best friend Tarry Wason-Santos of Haverhill.

Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral Saturday, October 29th at 10:00 a.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Calling hours Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Interment at Atkinson Cemetery will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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