Elisabeth McGrath

Elisabeth K. McGrath

1934 - 2024

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Leeds- McGrath, Elisabeth K.

Elisabeth peacefully passed away at home on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, with her family by her side. She was 89 years old. Born in Sopron, Hungary on November 8,1934, to the late Franz and Elisabeth Kastner (Tirnitz), she was one of 9 children. She was raised in Germany and received her education there before meeting her late husband Eugene Thomas McGrath, who was stationed in Germany, together, later moving to Leeds, NY.

She had many jobs, but her favorite was at Bloomingdales. She took her job seriously and was excellent at it. Her bosses loved her and she them. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening, reading, and traveling.

 Elisabeth was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed every minute of every day. She will be sadly missed by all.

 In addition to her parents and her husband Eugene, Elisabeth is predeceased by her siblings Stefan, Maria, Julius, Nikolaus, Franz, Gisela, and Michael.

 Survivors include her children Susan (Tom) Vacca, Nancy (Brian) Watts, Francine (Tony) Sweeney, James (Lisa) McGrath as well as her grandchildren Andrew Vacca, Meghan McGrath and Jack McGrath, and her sister Helma Tidwell who resides in Las Vegas NV.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2024, from 4 to 6 pm at A.J.Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville, NY.

A mass will be offered on Friday, June 21,2024 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Knock Shrine, 2052 State Route 145 East Durham, NY.

Interment will take place on Monday, June 24,2024 11:30 am at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.

Condolences may be left at ajcunninghamfh.com.


Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, June 20, 2024
A. J. Cunningham Funeral Home
4898 State Route 81
Greenville, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Friday, June 21, 2024
Our Lady of Knock Shrine
2052 State Route 145
East Durham, New York, United States