Paula Mignola McGrathMarch 2, 2009
Poestenkill - Paula L. Mignola McGrath, 54, of Route 355 in Poestenkill died Monday, March 02, 2009, at Samaritan Hospital after a long illness.
Born in Albany, she was daughter of the late Jerry Mignola and Paula Burton Mignola and wife for 25 years of Robert J. McGrath. She was raised in Rensselaer and Latham and resided the past 20 years in Poestenkill and was a 1972 graduate of Shaker High School.
Paula was employed as a pharmacy technician for Coram Health Care in Guilderland for the past 20 years. For many years she was an Avon Lady.
She was a communicant of St. Henry's Church in Averill Park and loved gardening.
Survivors in addition to her husband include her two daughters, Paula Anne McGrath of Latham and Elizabeth Marie McGrath of Poestenkill and a brother, Gerald Mignola of White Plains. She was predeceased by two sisters, Diana P. Blanchard and Elizabeth Mignola.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy and at 11:30 AM at St. Henry's Church Averill Park where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Provost, Pastor.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-7 PM.
Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery Menands.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Paula L. McGrath to The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County 295 Valley View Boulevard Rensselaer, NY 12144.