Obituary for Gloria Pace McGrath

    • Name: Gloria Pace McGrath
    • Home Town: Formerly of Calabash, NC
    • Date of Death: 09/08/2019
    • Birth Place: Waco, TX
    • Birth Date: 10/26/1925

    Gloria Pace McGrath, 93, formerly of Calabash, NC, died September 8, 2019.

    Born in Waco, TX on October 26, 1925, a daughter of the late Homer Pace and Winnie Farrell Pace. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent McGrath; son, Sean Patrick McGrath;  grandchildren, Megan Keely Wright; sisters, Nancy Garrett (Cecil), and Shirley Riley; brother, Homer Pace, Jr., and a son-in-law, Dennis Powers.

    Surviving are a son, Thomas McGrath (Olga), Prague, Czech Republic; daughters, Patricia Powers (fiancée, Bert Romano), Myrtle Beach, SC, Cindy McGrath, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Darleen McGrath Florance (Thomas Florance), Midland Park, NJ; brother, Bobby Pace, Jr., Waco, TX; thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

    Services will be at a later date to be announced.

    Online condolences may be made at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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