McGRATH, James Edric (Ted, Jim)


Ted passed away peacefully in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario on Friday, October 12, 2019 after a long illness.

Dear son of Esther McGrath (Kitts) and Edric McGrath, both deceased. Much loved brother of Bill McGrath (Clara), Rena Dupont (John deceased), Catherine McGrath and the Late Clifford McGrath (Myrtle). He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, grand great nieces and nephews.

Ted was born in Iroquois Falls, Ontario and moved to Sault Ste. Marie with his parents and younger sister Catherine in 1953 when he was 14. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1957 where he served for 11 years. He then worked as an electronics technician at Algoma Steel beginning in 1968 until his retirement in 1993, when he became ill. He was a proud member of Branch 25 of the Royal Canadian Legion and Lodge 535 of the Loyal Order of the Moose.

Funeral mass, 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday October 29 at St-Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, 222 Fyfe St, Iroquois Falls, ON.

Donations in Ted’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be left on O’Sullivan Funeral Home website. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456.