|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1953|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2012|
McGRATH John R. of Belmont November 15, 2012. Beloved son of the late Virginia (Forand) and Robert E. McGrath. Devoted brother of Patricia McGrath of Cambridge, Maureen McGrath of Oakland CA and the late James P. McGrath. Nephew of Robert and Mary Forand of Burlington and Kay McGrath of Concord. Uncle of Jessica, Devin, Andrew and Vivian McGrath. Also survived by cousins: Forand's, Costello's, Northrop's , McGrath's as well as many friends at Mt. Auburn Hospital. His zest for running, Blues and the Boston Red Sox will be missed. Funeral from the Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mt. Auburn Street (Rt16), WATERTOWN on Wednesday at 8:00 A.M. Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Luke, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont at 9:00 A.M. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery. Graduate of Belmont High School class of 1972. Late 20 year employee of Mt. Auburn Hospital. An avid Harmonica enthusiast John was a member of the Cambridge Harmonica Society and played with the Bobby Watson Band. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory to the Jimmy Fund/Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 would be appreciated. www.stantonfuneralhome.com
Published in Boston Herald from November 18 to November 19, 2012 - Published in The Boston Globe from November 18 to November 19, 2012
Johnny, thanks for your friendship, all the great times and all the laughs we shared. You were one of the best guys I've ever known and I'll never forget you. Rest easy my brother, see you again one day. Tim
God bless you John. Many happy memories of you back in the day w/David, Richie,Joey. You were a good friend, musician, and ambassador of the music we all love so much. Sleep well.
Rest In Peace, john. You will be missed.
JOHN you will not be ever forgotten the love the smile see you in my mind and heart in the glory of sunrise and sunset keeping loving watching eye shining on thoseyou loved oh so much sorrow so much joy keep playing harmonica we shall listen and dance when we can
John, You are part of my dearest memories growing up. A good guy with a hearty sense of humor, a gentle soul, and so kind and thoughtful of all. Thanks for all the gifts that you shared with those you loved. You will always be in my heart. Nancy
Rest in peace John ! you are/will be missed here at the mount...
Rest in Peace John, you will be missed.
John was always so kind to us in the Cardiology department. We enjoyed his sense of humor and big smile. He will be missed.
Your infectious smile and caring manner will always be remembered....Rest in Peace Johnnie
John - I will never be able to say the word Helloooo again without thinking of you. Rest in peace my friend.
So sorry to hear of your loss,John was a great person. He will be missed by many. Great job on the video, I know how difficult it is to create. Will keep him in our prayers.
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Created by: Sharon Lavash Hawkins
Record added: Dec 21, 2012
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