Mary McGroarty

Obituary of Mary McGroarty

Mary Theresa McGroarty (née McHugh), age 87, of Stratford went home to be with her Lord on May 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late James McGroarty. Mother of William (Susan), Sheila (Charles) McGroarty-Burns, James (Victoria), Colleen (Shawn) McFerren. Loving grandmother of Caitlin, Stephanie, Shannon(Joseph) Slater, Kiera, Melissa, Laura, Shawn, Ian, Nicholas, Paul, and Morgan. Sister of Seamus (Mena), Michael (Margaret), Bridget (the late Howard) Sassaman, Brendan (Mary), Kathleen (Paddy) Boyle, Patricia (James) McCahill, Paul (Anne), and the late Peter. She is also an Aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Born in The Roose, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Mary came to the United States at the age of 20. She moved from Philadelphia with her family to Stratford in 1966.

She was proud of her time as a school crossing guard in Stratford for 25 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing and visitation with the family Monday evening 7-9pm, and Tuesday morning 9-10am at EUGENE J. ZALE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 712 N. White Horse Pike, Stratford, NJ 08084. PH 856-783-5100. Funeral Mass on Tuesday 10:30am. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - St. Luke Church, Stratford. Burial immediately following at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Holy Redeemer Hospice, by phone 1-800-475-2644. The McGroarty family would like to express their gratitude to their extended family, friends and neighbors for their help and kindness during this time.