Paul Richard Grigas, 61, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born June 27, 1949, in Elizabeth, N.J., to Joseph Frances Grigas and Helen Marcella Diamond Grigas.
Paul was raised in New Jersey and graduated from Woodbridge New Jersey High School in 1967. He received his Associates in Liberal Arts at Middlesex Community College. Paul worked at the Kessler Institute in East Orange, N.J., as an occupational therapist for 15 years. He came to Nevada, Mo., in 2008.
Survivors include his companion of 35 years, Robert Culp, Nevada; two brothers, Jerome Grigas and his wife, Elizabeth, Milford, Pa., and Daniel Grigas and his wife, Arline, Hendersonville, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 9, at All Saints Episcopal Church, Nevada, with the Rev. Ted Estes officiating.
Those who wish may contribute to the All Saints Episcopal Church c/o Ferry Funeral Home.
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