Obit Bertha McGrath
Mrs. Bertha McGrath THREE OAKS, Aug. 25 Mrs. Bertha McGrath, 80, well known Three Oaks resident and wife of a former pastor of the Free Method 1st church here, died at 4:15 p. m. Tuesday in the Montealegre Rest home, Lakeside. The McGrath home is at 11 West Beech st., where Mrs. McGrath resided before she became a patient in the rest home, July 24. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Oscar Pace, pastor of the Free Methodist church, Friday at 2 p. m. in the church. Burial will be made in the Forest Lawn ceme tery, south of Three Oaks. Mrs. McGrath was a licensed evangelist in the Free Methodist church and her marriage to the Rev, George A. McGrath took place Jan. 24, 1895, in Clare, Mich. The couple made their home here during the tune Rev. McGrath served the local church and after hla retirement, 20 years ago, they returned here to make their permanent home. Rev. McGrath died July 22, 1939. Mrs. McGrath was born in Reading, Reading, Mich., April 6, 1874, the daughter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Abbott. She is survived by three sons, Frederick, of Three Oaks; Gerald, of Evansville, Ind., and Evart, of Michigan City, Ind.; a daughter, Miss Ethelyn McGrath, of Chicago, six grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren. greatgrandchildren. Friends may call at the H. B. Con nelly funeral noma.