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Ernest J. McGrath, Sr.

AGE: 59 • New Castle

Ernest J. McGrath, Sr., age 59, of New Castle, DE, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016. He was the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth McGrath. Ernest was an avid Colts fan. He was a great flower gardener and could grow anything. Ernest enjoyed being outside hiking, working on cars, and walking his dog, Puddy.

Ernest is survived by 2 sons, Ernest McGrath Jr. (Lindsay) and Michael McGrath (Sarah); daughter, Stephanie McGrath (fiancé, Dave); 7 grandchildren; significant other, Wendy Hammond and her children, Amanda and Jon; 2 brothers, Joseph McGrath Jr. and Burton "Sonny" McGrath; and the mother of his children, Theresa McGrath.

A visitation will be held Monday, March 21, 2016 from 10 AM to 11 AM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a memorial service in celebration of Ernest's life at 11 AM. Burial will be private. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 16 to Mar. 20, 2016
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