McGRATH, Hugh Gerard (Jerry)
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In a peaceful moment and with family at his side, on January 24th our loving husband, father and grandfather was called home at the age of 75.
Jerry was born on July 27, 1937 in Glasgow, Scotland, and after marrying Patricia, together with their two small children, they immigrated to Canada to begin their new life in 1964.
Their family was completed with their third daughter born in Canada.
He leaves to mourn and to continue the life he built, his loving wife of 54 years, Patricia; daughters, Pauline (Austin), Marie (Jeffrey), Maeve (Sean); grandchildren, Cameron, Christina, Carmen (Oscar), Brittanney; and a soon-expected great-grandchild; his sister, Rita (Thomas) and their children, Ian, Elaine, Thomas and families; his cousin, Jean, along with her daughters, Janie, Elaine and families; sister-in-law, Annie and her children, Dorothy, Patricia, Gordon, Angus and their families.
Jerry also leaves behind many, many close friends that he cherished as family.
He was predeceased by his father, Patrick John; mother, Elizabeth; father and mother- in-law, Patrick and Sophia; brother-in-law, Gordon and relatives, Gordon and Bernie.
Prayer Service Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home, south of Wye Road on Range Road 232 in Sherwood Park.
Mass of the Resurrection Thursday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, 13 Brower Drive in Sherwood Park. If desired, donations may be made to the Lung Association of Alberta.
To send condolences please visit www.glenwoodmemorial.com
Published in The Edmonton Journal from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28, 2013