In Memoriam: Nov. 2

Margaret McGrath O’Rourke, 80, Vero Beach

Margaret McGrath O’Rourke, 80, of Vero Beach, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at the Florida Baptist Hospice in Vero Beach.

Margaret was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Vero Beach in 1991 from Baldwin, N.Y. She was a parishioner of Saint Helen’s Catholic Church in Vero Beach.

A long-time staff member in the New York World Headquarters for CARE, Inc., the nonprofit organization to help the needy, in her retirement years, Margaret enjoyed tennis, reading, and traveling with her husband.

Margaret will be forever remembered by her husband Edward; her daughter, Margaret Granados; son-in-law Stefan Granados; her grandson William Granados; and by her extended family and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Thomas McGrath, Jr., Joseph McGrath and William McGrath.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at a later date and Margaret will be interred at Saint John’s Cemetery in Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.

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