Robert Kevin McGrath

September 26, 1955 - April 19, 2017

McGrath, Robert Obituary


Robert Kevin ‘Mac’ McGrath, 61, of Greeley PA, died tragically April 19, 2017 in a motor vehicle accident. 




Robert was born September 26, 1955 in Cambridge England.  He spent his youth in Brooklyn, NY and later moved to Berkeley Heights, NJ.  Robert moved to Pike County in 2000 and was a founding member of The Lackawaxen River Conservancy and a member of the National Canoe Safety Patrol.




Robert worked as a Systems Engineer for DISA, (Defense Information Systems Agency) at Fort George Meade, Maryland.  Throughout his 35 year career, he worked in program management, project management and business process management, providing mentoring and guidance to employees and clients. An experienced IT architect, systems engineer, systems programmer and integration SME, he worked for major companies such as Hertz Corporation, Martin Marietta, Applied Data Research, Computer Associates, Bankers Trust, NetConn Solutions, General Dynamics and Foxhole Technology.  At his most recent position with Foxhole Technology he managed both small and large IT staffs, as well as multi-million dollar IT project implementations for the government and fortune 500 financial institutions.




Robert was an avid motorcyclist, gardener, outdoorsman and holistic healing advocate.  He will be remembered for his huge sense of humor, intelligence, kindness, compassion, love of adventure and zest for life.  He will be greatly missed by friends at work, his motorcycle friends and family.




Robert is survived by his parents Robert and Bernadette McGrath of Somerset, NJ, a brother Gerard, sisters, Elaine, Mary, and Noreen, former spouse Frederica Leighton of Brandenburg, KY and fiancé Sarah Suave of Greeley, PA.




Memorial service will be held Saturday, 10:00 am, April 29, 2017 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Route 590, Greeley, PA.




April 29, 2017

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Route 590
Greeley, PA 18425

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