Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Robert M. McGrath?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Robert's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Robert M. McGrath
1954 ~ 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old
6 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Robert's family - View on Tribute Wall
Robert M. McGrath, 68, of Woodstock affectionately known as “Brother Bob” or “UB” passed away on Monday May 23, 2022 after a long and courageous battle against cancer.
Robert was an avid ham radio operator where he met many of his closest friends. Robert also enjoyed building towers as well as traveling.
Robert worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 32 years as well as being a fulltime nurse for McHenry County for 25 years.
He is survived by a brother, James (Tina) McGrath; a sister, Mary (Brian) Knoll; his nephew and best friend, Robert Thompson; his fiancé, Kelly Riggs; her children, Wayne (Rose) Andersen and Shawn Andersen; also, his aunts, Maureen, Patricia, Marilyn, and uncle Larry.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Maureen McGrath as well as many aunts and uncles.
The family would like to thank Advocate Good Shepherd Hospice for their wonderful care and a very special thank you to the Smith family. Without you, we would never have made it through this difficult journey.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday May 28, 2022 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm at the Woodstock Moose Lodge, 406 Clay Street, Woodstock.
For more information, call Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710, or visit www.slmcfh.com