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Kenneth Grindrod

Kenneth Grindrod
  • August 28, 1930 - December 14, 2016
  • Formerly of Fairfield, Connecticut

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“Jimmy and Lisa and your family's, Sending our condolences for the loss of your father. You are in our hearts and prayers. To me he was "Uncle Ken" I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Roberta Pacheco - South Windsor, CT

“Sorry for your loss - Kenneth's father was my uncle my Mom was Elizabeth Grindrod have not seen them in many years I send prayers for you and your...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kathleen Aiken - Stratford, CT

“Jim and Mike, Pat and I give our sincere condolences on the passing of your Father and Father in law, may he rest in peace. Lou and Pat Meszoros ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Lou Meszoros

“Jim, Very sorry to hear the passing of your father. Hope all is well otherwise. Roger Autuori ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Roger V. Autuori

“Stephanie and Family, Please accept our condolences on the passing of your grandfather/dad. You are in our prayers and thoughts during this...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Tom Carew

“Jim, my heart hurts for you and your family. A Father is such a huge part of our life. I will be thinking of you today. Cheri and Bill VogelLeesburg...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Cheri Vogel - Leesburg, FL

“Jim and Lisa, Very sorry for your loss. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Suzanne ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Suzanne Wolmering

“To The Grindrod Family, Sosorry for your loss,May you find comfort in all the memories you have.Every passing life leaves something beautiful behind....Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Gazdik - Fairfield, CT

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

“Rip Ken My deepest condolences to Lisa, Jim and your families ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Joan Gentile - Fairfield, CT


Kenneth Joseph Grindrod, born August 28, 1930, to the late Leo and Cecelia McArvel Grindrod, reunited eternally with the love of his life, Matilda "Tilly" and his son, Curtis, on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, peacefully with his loving family by his side. Ken served his country in the Navy for nine years, criss crossing the oceans before settling down in Fairfield, CT where he lived for the following 50 years. Ken was the owner of Westfair Supermarket in Westport, CT before becoming the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds for The Fairfield Public Schools. Once retired, Ken was warmly welcomed into the Mitchell's family as their maintenance man for their store in Westport, CT. After his wife passed, Ken dedicated his days to enjoy his passion for gardening. Ken is predeceased by both his parents, his sisters, Joan Kazmercyk and Dorothy DeLorenzo; as well as his two brothers, Wilbert and Clayton. Ken leaves behind his sister, Gloria Farrell, his son, James Grindrod and his wife, Mari Elena; daughter, Lisa Fernez and her husband, Michael. His grandchildren, Stephanie, Michael, Derek and Olivia will miss him deeply. The family would like to thank all those who sent their love and prayers Ken's way with special thanks to those who took such loving care of him while at home, especially The Connecticut Hospice Home Care. Calling hours will be held on Friday, December 16, 2016 from 4-8 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. A prayer service will take place at 7:30 PM. All other services will be held privately. To order flowers online, for travel directions, or to sign his guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com