Michael Paul McGrath

Michael Paul McGrath, age 63 of Warrenton, Virginia, formerly of Watkins Glen and Olean, New York, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

Mike was born January 7, 1956 in Syracuse, New York , the son of Robert E and Sundine M Nitche McGrath, who predeceased him.

He graduated from Watkins Glen Central School in 1974 and Alfred State College in 1976. His career included jobs with Ingersoll-Rand, AB Dick, Eastman Kodak and Konica- Minolta.
Mike was a member of the Fairfax Harley Owners Group (HOG).


He is survived by his siblings Anthony(Louise) McGrath of Marlboro, Massachusetts, Barbara (Dominick) Schimizzi of Watkins Glen, New York and Mary(Bruce) Owen of Horseheads, New York, nieces Chelsea Owen and Kimberly Owen of Horseheads,New York , nephews Maxwell Schimizzi and Alex Schimizzi, both from Watkins Glen, New York, and several cousins and other family members and his former wife, Sharon Lyle McGrath, whom he remained close with.


The family would like to thank Bruce Witkowski , Jeanne Radassao and especially Diane Struck for their gift of friendship, support and love during this difficult period. We would also like to thank Fauquier Health Rehabilitation and Hospital Center, Fauquier Infusion Center and Jennifer McEachin for their comfort and care.


There will be no calling hours or service at his request. Donations may be made in his honor to the American Cancer Society (cancer.org).