Margaret “Peg” McGrath

December 18, 1928 - March 23, 2018
Margaret “Peg” McGrath

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Margaret “Peg” McGrath, 89, of Hendersonville passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at her home after a period of declining health. A native of New Jersey, Peg had lived in Henderson County for twenty-four years. She was the daughter of the late William and Anna Dyer Hopkins. Peg was also preceded in death by three brothers, William, Edward and Kenneth Hopkins. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include her loving husband of sixty-eight years, G. Roger McGrath; three daughters, Patricia Thummel (John Clendenning) of Hendersonville, Nancy S. McGrath (Joseph Taylor) of Marana, AZ, and Joan Pivec (Dean Sabins) of Severna Park, MD; a son, John E. McGrath (Stefanie) of Cypress, TX; her beloved grandchildren, Ryan Kulinski, Anne Kulinski, Maggie McGrath, Emily (David) Dwyer; one great granddaughter, Keyla Kulinski; a brother, John Hopkins (Elaine) of Goshen, NY; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Mass for Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in the Our Lady of the Angels Chapel of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Father Praveen will be the celebrant. A private entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at Shuler Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Please visit for online condolences.
Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


Wednesday, March 28, 2018
10:00 AM

Our Lady of the Angels Chapel of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church - Directions
208 7th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • March 26, 2018
    Alva Cochran says:
    Alva Cochran

  • March 26, 2018
    Alva Cochran says:
    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and. Prayers with the family.

  • March 26, 2018
    Phyllis Lytle says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of your loss. Sincere sympathy to each of you.

  • March 27, 2018
    Amanda Pace says:
    Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. My prayers are with you and may you all find peace and comfort in your heart during this difficult time.

  • March 27, 2018
    Sue and Jack LeGrand says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.