Family Login:

Philip J. Grondin,

Obituary for Philip J. Grondin,

May 19, 2016
Holland, Pennsylvania


Philip J. Grondin, Jr., 88 of Holland, PA, died on May 19, 2016 at Chandler Hall Hospice, Newtown. Born in Beverly, MA, Philip was a former resident of Lighthouse Point, FL. Philip is a veteran of the US—and a retired Police Chief of the Lighthouse Police Department. After his retirement, Philip was an avid craftsman wood carver and worker. He has worked with all kinds of wood and everything from Mastheads to small projects. Philip worked on all medium of art from oil, water color and charcoal. He was a Boat Captain, sailing many yachts all over the east coast. Philip is the son of the late Philip J. and Miranda Leroux Grondin and brother of the late Doris Colangelo. He is the devoted father of Peggy House and her husband Pasquale Chiavatti, the loving grandfather of Gabriel and Michael Schwartz, Dillon and Aiden Chiavatti and the great grandfather of Ethan Schwartz and Chris Busse. He is also survived by his former son in law Israel Schwartz, a sister Pauline Nadeau and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial Life Celebration on Tuesday, May 24 at 9:30 AM at the Swartz/Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown and interment will follow at 10:30 at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Highland Road, Newtown with Military Honors.

To view obituary on line visit:

Recommended Local Florist

Arrangements By

Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940
Map  | Profile

View Phone Number