McGRATH, Matthew Innes
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May 28, 1965 - November 22, 2012 Of Stuart, Florida died following a car accident. Matt was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. His family moved to the Palm Beaches in the early 1960's and were the first McGrath family in the local phone book. Matthew attended and graduated from Cardinal Newman High School, class of 1983 and the University of Florida (1987) with a degree in finance. At UF, he was a key member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was a financial planner at the Oppenheimer firm. He was known as an avid fisherman and surfer who lived life to the fullest and loved his family and friends unconditionally. He was very gracious and giving and never hesitated to help others. His sense of humor was legendary. He is survived by his beautiful wife Victoria (Teufel) McGrath and his daughter Lillian Anne McGrath age 7, his parents James and Rita McGrath of Jupiter, sister Carol of North Palm Beach, brother Mike of Jupiter, brother Jim and wife Jennifer of Tequesta and nephew and niece, James, III and Julia McGrath, Victoria's children Chelsea Lewis of West Palm Beach and Nicholas Lewis of Colorado, his sister-in-law Whitney Teufel of Atlanta, along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:00 am at St. Peter's Catholic Church located at 1701 Indian Creek Parkway, Jupiter, Florida. In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund has been established at Wells Fargo Bank for Matt's daughter, Lilly. QUATTLEBAUM FUNERAL HOME Family Owned and Operated (561) 832-5171
Published in The Palm Beach Post from Nov. 23 to Dec. 22, 2012