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Thomas F. McGrath III

December 31, 1969 July 15, 2012
Thomas F. McGrath III
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Thomas F. McGrath III; beloved husband of Peggy (McDonald) for 45 years; devoted dad to Kari (Mike Stutz), Maggie (David) Testore and Tom C. (Lee); adored Papa to Matthew, Anna, Ryan, Audrey, Henry, Quinn, Thomas Miles and Ben; loving son of the late Thomas F. McGrath Jr. and the late Mary Cross McGrath Gartland; dear brother of Mary Ruth McGrath, Patricia (Brian) Miller and Maureen McGrath; fond brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many. After earning his MBA from Kellogg, Tom spent most of his career on LaSalle St. in the trust departments of several banks but his true calling was being a provider to his family. Tom had a rare gift of making everyone feel special and if you knew him, you loved him. Visitation Wednesday, July 18th from 3 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Thursday, July 19th at 9:15 a.m. to Ascension Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (

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