Adelene B. (Deanie) McGrath of Abington, formerly of Dorchester, passed peacefully at age 94, on October 16, 2019.
Adelene B. (Deanie) McGrath of Abington, formerly of Dorchester, passed peacefully at age 94, on October 16, 2019. Beloved daughter of the late James and Reva MacGowan. Devoted wife of the late John J. McGrath. Loving mother to John and his wife Maureen McGrath of Abington, James and his wife Barbara McGrath of Fort Edward, New York, Thomas McGrath of Abington, Barbara and her husband Paul Dever of North Easton, Daniel McGrath of Abington, Patricia and her husband James Stone of Whitman, and Robert and Pamela McGrath of New Harbor, Maine. Loving sister to the late Margaret Mastrangelo and Mildred Smiddy. Also, survived by 14 loving grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A proud mother of seven children all OFD, Adelene adored big family get togethers—cookouts and pool parties. She also enjoyed travel, especially her trip to Scotland (Glasgow) where her father was born and Canada (New Brunswick) where her mother was born. She was an avid reader, liked family card games, winning at bingo, and trips to Las Vegas.
Tiny in height, “Mom”, “Nana”, "Nana M", "Nana Grath", "Nana Pocket", “Mrs. McGrath” was a giant source of love for her entire family.
Funeral from the Quealy & Son Funeral Home 116 Adams Street, Abington Wednesday Oct. 23 at 8am, followed by a funeral mass in St. Bridget Church, Abington 9am. Visitation Tuesday 4 to 8pm. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Donations may be made in memory of Adelene to: Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservior Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370. For directions and online guestbook www.quealyandson.com
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