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Earl E. McGrath

April 11, 1931 November 28, 2018
Earl E. McGrath
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CROUSEVILLE - Earl E. McGrath, 87, passed away on Wednesday November 28 2018 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on April 11, 1931 the son of Morris and Gladys (Goodine) McGrath.

Earl served in the navy from 1950-1954 and married the love of his life on November 17, 1956, then raised a family together.  He worked at International Paper for many years before retiring.  He was a life member of the V.F.W post 2599 in Presque Isle since 1972.  As an active member he served as a Post Commander for 25 plus years.  He was State Commander from 1990-1991 and was house and lounge manager for the bar area at the V.F.W for 6 plus years.  He was also a life member of the disabled veterans smart ricker #10.  Earl was a very devoted member of the veterans and held a variety of positions.

Earl loved camping, family bbqs and watching his favorite team, the Red Sox.  He was loved by many and will be deeply missed and always remembered by everyone who had the pleasure to know him, especially by his loving family.

Earl is survived by his wife Wilma (Little) McGrath of 62 years, his children Earl McGrath Jr. of Presque Isle and Randy McGrath and his wife Dawn of Fort Fairfield, his grandson, Conrad McGrath and his girlfriend Kylee Pelletier of Presque Isle,  two granddaughters, Amanda McGrath and her boyfriend Floyd Hafford of Caribou and Katie McGrath and her boyfriend Brian Benedict of Presque Isle, four great grandaughters Kayla McGrath of Presque Isle, Cassidy McGrath of Caribou, Abigail and Melanie Dillon of Fort Fairfield, and two great grandsons Nolan and Eli McGrath of Presque Isle. 

In addition to his parents Earl was predeceased by three sisters and three brothers and two sons; one lived for 10 mins and the other was stillborn. 

Friends and family may call on Sunday December 2 2018 from 6-8pm at Duncan Graves Funeral home 30 Church Street in Presque Isle, where a funeral service willbe held Monday, December 3 2018 at 1pm. Memories and condolences may be shared with family the at www.duncan-graves.com


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Visitation

Sunday

2

Dec

6:00 PM 12/2/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Duncan-Graves Funeral Home

30 Church Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769

Duncan-Graves Funeral Home
30 Church Street Presque Isle 04769 ME
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

3

Dec

1:00 PM 12/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Duncan-Graves Funeral Home

30 Church Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769

Duncan-Graves Funeral Home
30 Church Street Presque Isle 04769 ME
United States
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