Eleanor C. (McGrath) of Needham, January 19, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Robert V. McNamara. Devoted mother of Ann S. McNamara of Marblehead, Irene B. Mirageas of Holliston, Marilyn M. Shaughnessy and her husband Ted of Needham, John J. McNamara and his wife Maureen of Andover, Michael J. McNamara and his wife Jill of Attleboro, Rev. Matthew D. McNamara of NJ and the late Robert V. McNamara Jr. Sister of John E. McGrath and his wife Adrienne of Chestnut Hill, Nancy Tyler of RI, Maryann McGrath of Boston and the late Marilyn Orpin, Frances McGrath and Cassie McGrath. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Eleanor was a graduate of Garland College of Boston. Throughout her life she enjoyed her family and friends. A celebration of Eleanors life will be announced at a later dater. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Eleanors memory to The Gift of Life (which provides heart surgery for children) GOL New England, 145 Fensview Dr. Westwood, MA 02090. Online guestbook at www.gfdoherty.com
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Published in The Wellesley Townsman from Jan. 22 to Jan. 29, 2013