Mary J. (Rizzo) McGrath

a lifelong Milton resident, died Sunday December 27 at Milton Hospital. She was 87 years old.

A graduate of Milton High School, she worked at Stedfast Rubber, Boston, for over 30 years. She later worked for the Milton Public School Department lunch program for over ten years.

Mary loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her other interests included knitting, cooking and crafts.

Beloved wife of the late John J. McGrath. Loving mother of Joanne and her husband Michael Connolly of Norwell, John J. and his wife Susan McGrath of Milton and Judy McNulty of Hyde Park. Grandmother of David and Matthew McNulty, Jennifer Fallon, Keri Connor, Laura Moran, Christopher McGrath, Michael Connolly Jr. and Christine Souza. Great-grandmother of eleven. Sister of the late Nina DiCarlo, Anna Richards, Jenny Arsenault and Eleanor Przybyszewski.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Pius X Church, Wolcott Road, Milton, Thursday December 31 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Wednesday 5-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Mary will be lovingly missed by her family members who are extremely grateful to the Milton Hospital doctors, nurses and staff for their kindness and support.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.