Friday, 13 January 2012 00:00
John T. “Jackie” McGrorty, 79, of Bayville, died peacefully on Jan. 2, 2012. Husband of Grace for 54 years. Father of Robert (Jill), William (Gaye), Gracelyn Harvey (Tracey) and John (Carol). Grandfather of Christine, Devon, Travis, Jessica, Sean, Ashlynn, Ian and the late Matthew. Brother of Thomas (Mary), James and the late Joseph. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was an honored Korean War veteran, member of Bayville Fire Co., retired Town of Oyster Bay employee and will be remembered most as a co-owner of Bayville Beverage. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Gertrude RC Church. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations in his name to Hopes & Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund, 161 Fort Washington Ave., Irving Pavillion 7th floor, New York, NY 10032 would be appreciated.