McGrath, Edward J. "Ed"
Age 85, of Wilmington, formerly of Somerville, died peacefully surrounded by his family on October 14, 2013. Ed was the beloved husband of Dorothy M. (Wedge) McGrath, devoted father of Cheryl Fahey & her husband Jack and Brian McGrath & his wife Carole all of Wilmington, loving "Grampa" of Shannon Fahey & her fiance Justin Merrifield of Boston, Ryan Fahey, Andrew, William, and Matthew McGrath all of Wilmington. Cherished son of the late Martin & Delia (Boyle) McGrath of Galway, Ireland, dear brother of Richard McGrath & his late wife Ruth of Plymouth, the late Nora McGrath and the late Eleanor & Lawrence Bohan. Ed was a wonderful brother-in-law of Paul & the late Maureen Wedge of Charlestown, Richard & Louise Wedge of Billerica, Robert & the late Joan Wedge of Melrose, Marion & the late Henry Kelley of San Diego, CA, Carol & the late Michael Tiberii of Everett, the late George & Mary Wedge, the late Walter "Bubba" Wedge, and the late Barbara & Jack Hayward. Ed was also the dear friend of the late Phillip Flammia and is survived by many nieces & nephews. Family & friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, October 19th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, October 18th from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations in Ed's name may be made to the , 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Ed was a U. S. Navy Veteran during WWII.
Nichols Funeral Home


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Nichols Funeral Home, Inc.
187 Middlesex Avenue Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 658-4744
Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 16, 2013