William E. McGrath

November 5, 1926October 3, 2013
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McGRATH - William E. October 3, 2013, beloved husband of the late Teresa E. (Hammersmith) and Joan A. Martin; loving father of Suzanne Todtenhagen, William M. (Rosemary), Patrick (Kim), Timothy McGrath, Mary E. (Mark) Gaulin, James (Marylis) of Sharon, PA, Catherine (David) Roach, Lynne (Rich) Schrader; dear grandfather of 17 and great-grandfather of four; brother of the late Rev. James McGrath. Friends may call Sunday 3-7 PM at WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main St., East Aurora. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 9:30 AM at Immaculate Conception RC Church, East Aurora. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Make A Wish Foundation in honor of his granddaughter, Libby Roach. Online condolences to GO BILLS!


  • Visitation Sunday, October 6, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, October 7, 2013

William E. McGrath

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November 5, 2013

Happy Birthday Dad!! Miss you so much!!

Juanita Smith

October 18, 2013

Tim, even though I've never met your dad, the family pictures say a thousand words. That kind of loving family tradition is hard to come by now a days. He is an angel in Heaven who is always in your family's heart. May your family be forever blessed.

October 10, 2013

Sorry I never met your Dad...but he has that look about him. The look of siring a robust family....and loving every minute of the time he has shared with them.
How fortunate you are to have had him.

Rick Azar

October 9, 2013

Pat/Tim It was an honor to meet and spend some time with your Dad, what a great person he was to be with. I can still see the glint in his eye and the smile on his face and it really was a pleasure to be in his company. My thoughts and best wishes to you and extended family at this sad time.

The Zee Family

October 8, 2013

It has been an honor and privilege knowing such a kind and honest man. You will be missed.

October 8, 2013

Hi Dad,

Today the hard work begins. Not getting your phone call, not seeing you walk in town. Knowing you are watching over us will be enough for today though. With love.


Melissa Gearhart

October 7, 2013

Tim, my deepest sympathy to you and your entire family, with the loss of your father. I have never met him, but based on the amazing man that you are, I am sure he was a very special person. God Bless.

Paul and Jamie Johnson

October 6, 2013

Tim, athough we didn't know your Dad long, we soon recognized he was a great and special man. Always upbeat, enthusiastic and smiling. What a treat it was to know him! You and your family know he'll always be with you. You can count on that.

Bill & Donna Schriever

October 6, 2013

Celebrating a life well lived, cherish the memories. You're family is in our thoughts and prayers. Words can not express. Please accept our deepest sympathies.

Kristine and Brian

October 6, 2013

Pat, Mom, and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences go out to you. Stay strong and God will help you through this. I am praying for you all. God Bless.
"God gave us memories so that we may have roses in December."
-James M. Barrie