United States Obituary Collection
Name of Deceased: Mildred Harriet "Millie" McGrath
Age at Death: 83
Death Date: 7 Jun 2004
Obituary Date: 15 Jun 2004
Newspaper Title: Portsmouth Herald
Newspaper Location: Portsmouth, NH, US
Birth Date: 27 Oct 1920
Locations Mentioned in Obituary: Exeter, NH; VA; Bangkok, Thailand; Mountain View, CA; Cupertino, CA; Brentwood, NH; Palo Alto, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Redwood City, CA
Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary:
Eleanor Garcia I.
Frederick Veregge S.
Marie Irwin (Uhlenbert)
Friday, June 11, 2004
Mildred H. McGrath
EXETER — Mildred Harriet "Millie" McGrath, 83, of 81 High St., died Monday, June 7, 2004, at the Eventide Home, Exeter, after a lengthy and courageous battle with heart disease.
She was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late Frederick J. and Marie (Uhlenbert) Irwin. She had resided in the San Francisco Bay area for most of her life moving to Exeter in her later years.
She was a 1938 graduate of Sequoia High School, Redwood City, Calif., and was a 1942 graduate of San Jose State University.
Ms. McGrath was an elementary school teacher in the Redwood City School District from 1953 until her retirement in 1980. After her retirement she served as a volunteer at the Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., and the El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Calif. She also worked part-time traveling from school to school and reading stories for the Redwood City School District. In her later years, she volunteered at Exeter Hospital and worked as a substitute teacher in Exeter schools.
During World War II she worked in the Cryptology section of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) in Arlington, VA.
She is survived by one daughter and her husband, Pamela V. and Edward C Frederick of Brentwood; one son, Frederick S. Veregge of Bangkok, Thailand; two grandsons; one sister, Eleanor I. Garcia, of Cupertino, Calif.; and one niece and two nephews.
At the request of the deceased there will only be a private memorial ceremony. Memorial donations may be made to: Eventide Home, 81 High Street, Exeter, NH 03833.