John I. McGrath

  • Born: August 19, 1928
  • Died: May 24, 2019
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

John I. McGrath, 90, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton. He was the husband of Jean R. (Moran) McGrath of 65 years. Born, raised and educated in Boston, Mr. McGrath worked as an industrial engineer at Boston Gas Co. for many years, retiring in 1991.

Mr. McGrath is survived by his children Eileen Purcell of Stoughton, John McGrath & his wife Debra "Dobbo" of Stoughton, Kathleen Millican of Brockton, Kevin McGrath & his late wife Michelle of Stoughton and Paula McGrath & partner Michael Mason of Stoughton. Grandfather to Kellie, Michael, Matthew, Daniel, Kimberley, Kayla and Shauna. Brother to the late Thomas McGrath, Mary Fallon, Jeanie Foley and Peter McGrath. He was also uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Visiting Hours will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 4-8 PM followed by a Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10 AM. Interment will take place at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA at 1:15 PM. Obituary and directions at


Condolence & Memory Journal


Posted by Maura Crowley - Stoughton, MA - Family Friend   May 24, 2020


Our thoughts and prayers to all John's loved ones, especially his dear family.He was a wonderful person and will be deeply missed.
With sincere sympathy,
Maura Crowley and family

Posted by Maura Crowley - Stoughton, MA - Family Friend   June 02, 2019

I shall always have nice memories of the great times we shared as kids with Jean, Jack and the entire family. Love to all at this sad time as you honor him.

Posted by Patti Tierney - Natick, MA - Family   May 28, 2019

Dear Aunt Jean, Eileen, John, Kathleen, Kevin, and Paula, Our deepest sympathies. You have lost a wonderful man, a great husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend. We will miss him and all the great memories of the McGrath clan. We love him. Theresa and Eddie

Posted by Theresa Weiand - Marshfield, MA - Family   May 28, 2019

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