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John S. McGrath

June 16, 1937 February 18, 2021
John S. McGrath
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Obituary for John S. McGrath

John S. McGrath, age 83, of Newark, IL, passed away Friday, February 18, 2021 at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL.

He was born June 16, 1937 in Chicago, IL, the son of John J. and Gertrude nee Bay McGrath.

John proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War from 1954 to 1958 as a Seaman 1st Class aboard the USS Canisteo. After he was honorably discharged from the Navy, John worked as a carpenter until his retirement.

He is survived by his children John (Christy) McGrath, Brian (Sandy) McGrath, Ginger (Bill) Francis, Colleen (Jason) Greenbusch, 14 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and two brothers Jim McGrath and Tom (Pat) McGrath.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife Glenda nee Kelly McGrath.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at GABEL-DUNN FUNERAL HOME, 102 S. Johnson Street, Newark, IL. A graveside service with military honors will follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Bristol, IL.

For information: 815/695-5131 or www.dunnfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Thursday

25

Feb

9:00 AM 2/25/2021 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/25/2021 10:00:00 AM
Gabel-Dunn Funeral Home, Ltd

102 S. Johnson St.
P. O. Box 623
Newark, IL 60541

Gabel-Dunn Funeral Home, Ltd
102 S. Johnson St. Newark 60541 IL
United States

Graveside Service

Thursday

25

Feb

10:30 AM 2/25/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery

Cannonball Trail
Bristol, IL 60512

There will be military honors

St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery
Cannonball Trail Bristol 60512 IL
United States

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St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cannonball Trail
Bristol, IL 60512

Cannonball Trail Bristol 60512 IL
United States
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