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Lloyd Thomas McGrath

February 2, 1944 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

It is with broken hearts, that the family of Lloyd Thomas McGrath, announce his sudden passing on Monday, September 12, 2022.

Lloyd was born in Chatham, NB on February 2, 1944 to the late Joseph and Viola (Powers) McGrath. The family moved to Saint John when he was a teenager. He joined the Canadian army when he was 17 years old and served in the Black Watch.   In 1968, he joined the American army and was in the 101st Airbourne Division, and went to Vietnam and did 2 Tours, received the purple heart, and earned 12 more medals.  

Upon returning home, he met his wife of 52 years, Joan (Carroll) and settled down to start a family. He retired from G4S Armoured Car after 28 years. Lloyd enjoyed taking his dog, Gracie, to the dog park, gardening and spending time with his family and teasing the ladies at church. Lloyd will be remembered by his immediate family and friends as a kind, giving, and funny man.  

Along with his parents, Lloyd was predeceased by his sisters,  Margaret Ferguson (Bob), Ann Goguen (Roger) and Helen Connors (Shep) and his brothers, Joseph (Edith), Walter, Allen (Phyllis) & Keith.

He will be deeply missed by his wife of 52 years, Joan (Carroll), his two children, daughter Shannon Amero (Mike) and son, Cameron. And his two grandsons, Michael Alexander, and Austin, along with several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are entrusted to Fundy Funeral Home 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424) in Saint John NB.  Visitation is Monday, September 19 from 2-4 and 6-8.  Services will be at Stella Maris Church on Bayside drive in Saint John, NB on Tuesday September 20, 12 pm. A burial service will take place in Chatham, NB at St. Michaels Cemetery, at a later date.

Donations can be made to the heart and stroke foundation, the Kidney Foundation of Canada or  charity of choice.


Services

Visitation
Monday
September 19, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fundy Funeral Home
230 Westmorland Road
Saint John, NB E2J 2G3

Visitation
Monday
September 19, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fundy Funeral Home
230 Westmorland Road
Saint John, NB E2J 2G3

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
September 20, 2022

12:00 PM
Stella Maris Church (Westmorland Road)

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