It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Richard Joseph “Rick” McGrath which occurred in Cambridge, Ontario, on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at the age of 56. Born in Saint John, NB, to his loving parents Peter and Henrietta (Good) McGrath. Rick was a graduate of Simonds High School in 1984 and he worked at P&H Milling for 33 years. He loved the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Blue Jays and Dale Earnhardt Sr. He had a great love for dogs and would give the neighbourhood dogs treats when they would walk by.
In Ontario, Rick leaves behind his daughters Jessica McGrath (Ryan), Meagan McGrath (Chris), their mother Tammy Wray and grandchildren Ronnie & Rory. He is also survived by siblings Peggy Cook (Michael) of Saint John, Robert McGrath of Ontario, Kelly Frigault (Fred) of Saint John, Michael McGrath (Brenda) of Saint John, Mark McGrath of Saint John; special friend Rachel; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. Ricks final resting place will be in Saint John, NB with his parents.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 4th, 2023 in Cambridge Ontario. We ask that you wear any Toronto sports team or Nascar gear to honour Rick.
There will also be a celebration of life in Saint John, NB for family and close friends. Information to come at a later time.
Donations in memory of Rick may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.