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Lucille Marie (Cunningham) McGrady

March 24, 1926 ~ May 22, 2021 (age 95)


Brunswick - Lucille Marie Cunningham McGrady, 95, of Eagle Mills died Saturday, May 22, 2021.

Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Raymond Henry Cunningham and Mary E. Cummiskey Cunningham and wife of the late Donald Francis McGrady, Sr who passed in 1988.  She was a graduate of Catholic Central High School in 1945 and Mildred Elley Business School.

Lucille worked in the Business Office as a Service Representative for the former New York Telephone Company where she met her husband. She retired in 1984 from the Business Office of the Van Rensselaer Manor in North Greenbush and later worked for several years in the office of the Town of Brunswick.

Lucille was a member of the Brunswick Historical Society, Birchkill Arts & Crafts Guild, Sacred Heart Altar Rosary Society, Seton Auxiliary and Eastside Seniors. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and St. Michael the Archangel Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Colleen M. McGrady of Brunswick and Pamela A. Ackner of Watervliet; her grandchildren, Christine M. Wright (Thayer) and Lucille was godmother of her great grandchild, Alanna Lucille Wright and grandchildren, David (Nicole) Thayer, Jr., Roger Ackner and Jennifer Ackner and her son, Devon. She was also survived by a sister, Rosemary (Late Russell) Jones of Lakewood, New Jersey and several nieces and nephews. Lucille was predeceased by her son, Donald Francis McGrady, Jr. in 1987 and a brother, John and wife, Edna Cunningham.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the graveside service on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 2 PM at St. Peter's Cemetery Oakwood Avenue Troy. 

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Lucille Marie McGrady to Sacred Heart School Fund 310 Spring Avenue Troy, NY 12180 or Catholic Central High School Scholarship Fund 625 Seventh Avenue Troy, NY 12182. To sign the guest book, light a candle or for service directions, visit 

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Graveside Service
May 27, 2021

2:00 PM
St. Peter s Cemetery Oakwood Avenue Troy


Sacred Heart School Fund
310 Spring Avenue, Troy NY 12180

Catholic Central High School Scholarship Fund
625 Seventh Avenue, Troy NY 12182

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