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Gerald L. McGrath

1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gerald L. McGrath Obituary
GERALD L. MCGRATH 10/26/1922 - 4/29/2016 Gerald Mc Grath passed away at age 93 on 4/29/2016 in Riverside, CA. Born in Erie, PA to James Edward and Gertrude Mc Grath. Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary in June 2006 and brothers Richard and James Edward of Erie, PA. Survived by brother Thomas of Florida; in-laws Ann Bach, Erie, PA, Michael, Noreen and Rachel Lynch of Riverside, CA. and 36 beloved nieces and nephews. Jerry had a passion for family, Angels baseball, Knights of Columbus 4th degree, collecting coins and especially proud of his service in the U.S. Army during WWII. Gerald was discharged in Jan. 1946 from Company "D" 147th Infantry as a heavy machine gunner and rifle marksman in the Asia/Pacific theater and awarded a Medal of Victory with 2 Bronze Stars. Burial, Catholic Blessing, and Military Honors for family and friends to be at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA, assembly area 5, at 11:01 A.M., Thursday, May 12, 2016. PRESTON AND SIMONS MORTUARY, Funeral Directors 951-683-7410

Published in Press-Enterprise from May 8 to May 10, 2016
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