Michael W. McGrath
Date of Birth: July 14, 1954
Date of Passing: September 29, 2013
Michael W. McGrath, 59, of East Stroudsburg passed away Saturday September 29, 2013 at the VNA Hospice House in East Stroudsburg.
Born in Brooklyn, NY; on July 14, 1954, he was the son to the late Vincent and Katherine Patterson McGrath. He graduated from Fort Hamilton High School, in Brooklyn, NY in 1972. He worked for New York City Department of Transportation for many years and retired in 2011.
Michael was one of the first responders to the World Trade Center on 911. As a result to the 911 clean up Michael received 9 different cancers that he has been battling for several years. He was a volunteer fire fighter for Marshalls Creek Fire Company since 2000. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing.
Surviving is his wife of 31 years Maureen McGrath, of East Stroudsburg; two daughters: Katherine and Colleen McGrath, of Brooklyn, NY; a grandson Jeremy McGrath; and several sisters and brother.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home Inc. 27 Washington Street East Stroudsburg, Cremation will follow and Interment will be at a later date.
A public visitation will be held at the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, East Stroudsburg from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.
In memory of Michael W. McGrath donations can be made to the Hughes Cancer Center : 231 East Brown Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Washington Street East Stroudsburg, where online condolences can be made at www.lantermanallenfh.com.