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Caroline McGrath

October 25, 1940 — January 4, 2023


Caroline McGrath

Caroline Rae McGrath, 82, of Fayetteville, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 4th

Caroline was born on October 25th, 1940, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Lester and Helen (Reinhold) Codney. 

Caroline joined the United States Navy in 1959 where she proudly served her country for 3 years as a nurse and surgical assistant.    Upon her honorable discharge, Caroline went on to become an RN and Lactation Consultant in Civil Service at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA.  She also volunteered her time with the Red Cross and Oasis Ministries and was active with her church for many, many years. 

She is predeceased by her parents, her brother, Howard Codney, son, John McGrath, and grandson, Chandon McGrath.

Left to treasure her memory are her son, Michael McGrath; daughter, Teresa Foster; sister, Ernestine York; brother, Theodore Codney; and grandchildren, Nicole Willcox, David Brown, Hillary Kidd, Kathleen Foster, Joshua McGrath, Lauren McGrath, Chelsea McGrath, Benjamin McGrath, Elijah McGrath, Jacob Aljoe, Candace Hendrix, Patrick McGrath, Noah McGrath; and several great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service at 610 Ramsey Street on Friday, January 13 at 3:00pm. The service will be livestreamed at the following link,

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Oasis Ministries, which was a charity that was very dear to Caroline’s heart.

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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Memorial Service

Friday, January 13, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service

610 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301


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