Virginia McGrath

April 28, 1931 ~ January 21, 2022 (age 90)


Virginia A. ‘Ginny” (Parkin) (Nicholson) McGrath a longtime resident of Stoughton passed away on Friday January 21, 2022 at the Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Massachusetts. She was 90 years old. She is survived by her children, Robert C. Nicholson and his wife Gail of Stoughton, John E. Nicholson of Bridgewater, William A. Nicholson of Stoughton, 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was also a mother to the late Michael F. Nicholson and Marilyn M. Murguia and a sister to the late William Parkin and James Parkin.

Born April 28, 1931 in Taunton,Massachusetts, Virginia was a daughter to the late John William Parkin and Adeline (Kearney) Parkin. Ginny enjoyed Geneology and was a member of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution), the RHS (Red Hats Society) and the GSMS (The General Society Of Mayflower Decendants). Mrs. McGrath was employed as a Secretary by the Town of Stoughton for many years. She assisted various town departments that included the Board of Health, Finance Committee, the Zoning Board of Appeals and was the past chairman of the Municipal Regulations Committee. She was also a former Stoughton Town Meeting Member and also served as the past president of the Stoughton Town Hall Employees Association. Ginny also served as a secretary for the Legal Services Chapter of Greater Brockton and was the Placement Director for the Office of economic Opportunity and the Neighborhood Youth Corps Program. She also In her spare time she loved to travel. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday January 27, 2022 from 4p.m. - 7p.m. from the Sheehan, Lowe & Powers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 115 Monk Street, Stoughton. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the ASPCA, 350 S. Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130 in Ginny’s memory, would be appreciated.

Thursday: January 27, 2022
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
Sheehan, Lowe & Powers Funeral Home and Cremation Services
115 Monk Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Interment: Private

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January 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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115 Monk St., P.O. Box 27
Stoughton, MA 02072

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