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“So sorry to hear about your Mom. I remember her well from Manzella Ct. Such a wonderful women, she will be missed. I miss Trish and Stevie too and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Paula Perry - Rockland, MA

“To the McGrath Family, My heart goes out to you for your loss. It is not easy to endure a loss and you guys have had your share. Please know...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ray Campanile - Rockland, MA

“Dear Bill, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I know the last few years were difficult, and I am sure she is in a better place. Please...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Smigliani - Plymouth, MA

“Dear Billy and Jackie,I am so sad to hear the news of your mom. My heart and blessings go out to you two and your family. She is smiling now as she...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Kathleen Belluche - Weymouth, MA

“Dear BILLY AND JACKIE . I am so sorry to hear of MOM,S DEATH. I loved the picture you put in the paper. We always will remember the GOOD TIMES in...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: patricia belluche - jackson, NH

“Dear Jackie and Billy, I am so very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I have so many great memories of your family visiting us in Dunstable as...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Maura Belluche Furtado - Windham, NH

“Barbara, You will be sadly missed my friend. You were a wonderful Grandmother to my daughter.. Thank you for always letting me still be a...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Dotty - Whitman, MA

“Dear Jackie, Billy, We were so sorry to hear of Aunt Barbara passing. We can only hope that she is now having a wonderful family reunion with Uncle...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Nuala Hession - Chelmsford, MA

“Auntie Barbara was always very sweet to me as a child and I have very fond memories of visiting her and the family at her house. Life dealt her some...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Alison Hession - South Boston, MA

“Although I did not see Barbara of late, she will always be in my heart. She is the mother of my closest dear friend that passed, Patricia Ordway and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Monica Shea - East Bridgewater, MA


Barbara J. (Miller) McGrath 76 of Halifax, formerly of Rockland died on March 20, 2012 at the Chelsea Skilled Care Center. She was born in Boston, daughter of the late Edwin and Eileen (Hinchey) Miller and was raised and educated in Jamaica Plain.

A longtime Rockland resident, she has made her home in Halifax since 2003. Barbara had formerly been employed as a waitress at the Tall House in Rockland and as a manager at Building 19 in Hingham.

Wife of the late John McGrath she is survived by her children, John P. McGrath, Jr. of Weymouth and William F. McGrath of E. Boston, a sister Dorothy Crear of Billerica, 8 grandchildren and a great grandson. She was also the mother of the late Patricia Ordway and Stephen McGrath.

The McGrath family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Barbara's life at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St. Rockland on Friday, March 23, 2012 from 5:00 8:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 24, 2012 in Holy Family Church. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery.