Carolyn S. McGrath
Former Norwalk Resident
Carolyn S. McGrath, 75, of Jefferson, MA passed away on February 11, 2013, after a long illness.
Born and raised in Norwalk, she was the daughter of the late David F. and Alice Grace McGrath.
She is survived by her sister, Ellyn L. McGrath of Stamford, CT, brother, David L McGrath of Discovery Bay, CA. cousins, Daniel J. Lyons, Sr., and wife, Karen of Norwalk, CT and Thomas B. Lyons, and wife, Denyse of Clearwater, FL.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Jerome Church, Half Mile Road, Norwalk, CT at 11:00 am on Sat, February 23, 2013. Prior to the Mass there will be prayers of farewell at 10:00 am. Internment will be private.
Carolyn was a graduate of Emmanuel College, Boston MA with a BA in French Literature 1963 and received a MA from Fordham University N.Y. in French Literature 1965. After teaching in France for five years and studying at the Sorbonne, she returned to the U.S. and taught at Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA. Leaving the teaching field, she worked in Manhattan for over 25 years in banking and government securities. Her final position was at Bellevue Hospital as Manager of Administrative Services for AIDS patients. She was Hospice volunteer at Cabrini Hospital, Manhattan for 22 years.
Carolyn will be remembered for her caring, kindness, and joie de vivre.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Sisters of St. Thomas of Villanova 76 West Rocks Road, Norwalk CT 06851, Mt. St. Mary's Abbey, 300 Arnold Street, Wrentham, MA 02093, or Heifer International, 216 Wachusett Street, Rutland, MA 01543
Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk, CT is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.collins-funeral.com
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