McGRATH - Thomas James "Mudd" June 5, 2013, of South Buffalo and Largo, FL, beloved husband of Ellen (Linn) McGrath; dear father of Colleen (Keith) Kovell, Maureen (Jim) Wojtanik, Kelly McGrath, Molly (Shaun) Hall, Sean McGrath and Meg (John) Bak; proud papa of Ryan, Kayleigh, Madison, Aidan, Jack, Chloe, Ethan, Ella, Abigail and Amelia; brother of Francis J. (Anne Marie), Nancy (Eugene) Chavanne, Patricia (Daniel) Chavanne, Kevin "Dice" (Buffy Daniels) McGrath and the late Maureen (Donald) Moffett; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will be present Saturday from 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM at St. Thomas of Aquinas Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:15 AM. No prior visitations. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to SMART HOPE, 36 Densmore St., Buffalo, NY 14220 or www.smarthope.com. Mudd was the proprietor of "Mudd McGraths Sports Bar", an accomplished USPS mailman for 33 years and retired in 1995. He was a US Army Veteran, Member of Hoppers Social Club, a Hall of Fame Member of IAABO Board #53 (WNY Basketball Officials) and on their board of directors, he was the president of the CBOA (College basketball officials) a member of their Board of Directors and Hall of Fame member. Arrangements by the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Online book at www.CANNANFH.com
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Published in the Buffalo News on June 7, 2013