Marybeth O'Gorman McGrath

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Obituary

McGrath, Marybeth O'Gorman 88 years. Resident of Bethesda Orchard, 21 N. Old Orchard Avenue Passed peacefully in comfort surrounded by family on Saturday 13 February 2016. Married 28 years Edward D. McGrath (deceased). Mother of 8: Patrick (Kathleen) McGrath, Kate (Bill) Kreplin, Bridget (Martin) Koenig, Molly McGrath, (Gene Rauscher) Sheila McGrath, Dan (Tina) McGrath, Nora McGrath, Dennis (Laurie) McGrath. Grandmother of 14: Brian (Julie) McGrath, Michael (Kristin) McGrath, Erika (Zach) Moreland, Ryan Koenig, Alan Koenig, Maureen (Kevin) Gibson, Elliot Rauscher (Kathy Weier), Maggie McGrath, Connor McGrath, Colleen McGrath, Aedan McGrath-Sheehan, Adeline McGrath- Sheehan, Mia McGrath, Mazlin McGrath. Greatgrandmother of 10: Ashley, Jameson, Isabella, Josephine McGrath, Gavin, Emerson McGrath, Madeline, Lydia, Norah Gibson, Juliette WeierRauscher. Daughter of Paul J. Bud and Dorothy Hogan O'Gorman. Sister of Richard Dick O'Gorman (deceased), Susan O'Gorman Shirk, James F. O'Gorman. Marybeth is loved and remembered by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Graduated Harris Teachers College '49. Educator St. Louis School District 1949-52, Archdiocese of St. Louis, 1969-2002. In retirement, Marybeth was a world traveler, a volunteer patient advocate to parents and children at Cardinal Glennon Pediatric Clinic. Services: Memorial Service: Family and friends are welcome to celebrate Marybeth's life on Saturday 5 March at 10:00am, Catholic memorial mass, Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 6576 Smiley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139. In lieu of Flowers send donations to the Tutwiler Community Education Center www.tutwilercenter.org where she was an active volunteer from 1978 to 2002. Marybeth gave unselfishly of herself throughout her life, culminating with the Gift of Body to St. Louis University School of Medicine Center for Anatomical Science.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Feb. 21 to Feb. 28, 2016
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