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William F. “Bill” McGrath, 91, of Beverly, died July 30.

Visitation will be held Aug. 6, from 3-8 p.m., at Curley Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church for visitation on Aug. 7, from 9:30-10 a.m., with a funeral Mass following at 10 a.m. Private interment will follow at St. James Cemetery. Heeney-Laughlin Funeral Directors handled the arrangements.

He is survived by his children, Peggy (Tim) Carey, Jeanne (Jim) Marion, and William (Kim) and Tim McGrath; his grandchildren, Katie (Randy) Botica, Bridget (Justin) Thatcher, Tim Carey, Meagan (Matt) Dominick, Bill (Melissa) Marion, Courtney Mineiko and Frank McGrath; his great-grandchildren, Gabrielle Botica, Alice Jean Thatcher, Elaine “Ellie” Marion and Brendan Dominick; his siblings, Betty Ann Ahern and Mary Hepburn; and many nieces and nephews.

McGrath was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War.

He was the former vice president of Amstead and Hubbell Steel, where he made his work in the coated-steel industry. He was a lifelong Notre Dame fan who also loved the St. Patrick’s Day parades and was proud of his Irish heritage.

Memorials are appreciated to Christ the King School Foundation.