Dorothy McGrath

Visitation at Funeral Home

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Santangelo Funeral Home
635 McBride Avenue
Woodland Park, New Jersey, United States


10:15 am
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
St. Bonaventure Church
174 Ramsey Street
Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
52 Totowa Road
Totowa, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Dorothy McGrath

Dorothy Lorraine McGrath, (nee Perkowski), 83, of Paterson, passed away on June 16, 2018.  Dorothy was born in Passaic on April 13, 1935 to the late Anthony and Margaret (Miller) Perkowski. She worked in various retail jobs before her retirement.

She was the cherished wife of the late Robert F. McGrath for 30 years before his passing in 2016. She was the beloved Aunt Dot to Margaret Sowa, Walter Dzierzawiec, Rose Misajet, William Dzierzawiec, Helen Ferraro, Anna Tawil and all of their families. She was predeceased by two brothers, one sister, her nephew Ronald Perkowski and her nieces Loretta Rodriguez and Mary DeSantis. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 19th from 9-10am at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Ave., Woodland Park. A funeral Mass will follow visitation at 10:15am at St. Bonaventure Church, 74 Ramsey St., Paterson. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the charity of your choice or to

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

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