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John "Jock" S. Greig

February 14, 1912 - August 22, 2003

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HOLLISTON-John “Jock” S. Greig, 91, died at home in Fredericksburg, VA, from heart disease on Friday, August 22, 2003. Formerly of Holliston for more than 50 years, he moved to Bonita Springs, Florida in 1999 while spending summers in Fredericksburg, VA with his daughter Judith A. Dill (deceased 4/03) and son-in-law, Melvin R. Dill.

Preceded in death by his parents, John William and Jean Greig; a sister “Betty” Roberts of Connecticut, a daughter Judith Allen Dill of VA, formerly of Holliston and wife Lois G. Greig of Holliston.

Jock was born in Arlington, MA, February 14,1912. Once married, moved to Portsmouth, NH where he worked for the Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard building submarines for WWII. Then the small family moved to Holliston, where they made their home. He retired from General Motors in Framingham after 30 years of service in 1977. He was also involved with the Masons, several camping groups and teaching golf to who ever wanted to learn. Jock loved to travel, loved life, family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, woodworking and his gardens. He leaves behind many wonderful memories and good friends.

He is survived by 2 granddaughters, Lauren B. Dill-Gibeault of VA, formerly of Mendon, MA and Amanda L. Dill of FL, 2 great-grandsons, Brandan J. and Andrew M. Gibeault of VA, 1 great-granddaughter, Allyssa L. Dill of FL, a nephew Howard Roberts of ME and several cousins.

A memorial service will be held at Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston, MA on Saturday, September 13, 2003 at 2:00 PM.