Catherine M. (Counihan) McGrath (c. Jun 1888 – 1 July 1971)

Mrs. William McGrath

Mrs. Catherine M. McGrath, 82, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. She had been a patient at the Cumberland Nursing Home.

A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Keating) Counihan and was the widow of William J. McGrath. A former resident of Upper Darby, Pa., she moved here two years ago and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Teresa Ann Simmons, Philadelphia, Pa.; two brothers, Jerry Counihan, Eustis, Fla., and John Counihan, city; two grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.

Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church. Interment will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Frostburg.

The rosary will be recited at the funeral home today at 7:30 p.m.

Source: Mrs. William McGrath, The Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, 2 July 1971, p. 18.

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