Franklin A. Grieder Jr. Was Resident of Palmer

Franklin A. Grieder Jr., 79, of Palmer died Jan. 9. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Grieder; his father was former keeper of the Great Point Light on Nantucket and Gay Head Light on Martha's Vineyard.

He is survived by his brother, William E. Grieder of Nantucket; a nephew, William E. Grieder Jr. of Foxboro; a niece, Jacquelyn Jette of Nantucket and Stuart, Fla., and two grand-nephews. A memorial service will be held on Martha's Vineyard in the spring.