Elaine McGrath

June 22, 1945 ~ October 30, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Elaine McGrath Obituary

     Elaine McGrath, 78, of Somerset, formerly of Matawan, NJ, and Brooklyn, NY, passed away Monday, October 30, 2023.  She is a retired administrative assistant who spent most of her career at Chase Manhattan Bank.  

    Elaine is predeceased by her parents, Chester and Mildred Ordway; her sister, Carleen Birnie, and brother, Robert Ordway; her husband of 50 years, Terrence McGrath; and her beloved daughter, Kelly Ann McGrath.  She is survived by her brother Kenneth Ordway, her son, Brian, daughter-in-law Kristen, and adored grandchildren, Owen and Luke. 

    Elaine was an avid traveler, gardener, dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed shopping, meeting new people, and volunteering at Project Paul in Keansburg. She was a dedicated Catholic parishioner of St. Lawrence Church. 

    Relatives and friends are invited on Saturday, November 4th, from 8:30-9:50 AM at the funeral home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 AM at St. Joseph RC Church, Keyport.  Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Keyport.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Project Paul, by visiting their website at .  Follow  link below.

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November 4, 2023

8:30 AM to 9:45 AM
Day Funeral Home
361 Maple Place
Keyport, NJ 07735

Mass of Christian Burial
November 4, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Joseph RC Church
376 Maple Place
Keyport, New Jersey 07735

November 4, 2023

11:15 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
Keyport, New Jersey 07735


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