Unexpectedly, at his residence, on Wednesday, October 11 2017, Michael McGrath passed away at the age of 76. Beloved husband of 40 years of the late Judy McGrath. Loving father of Christopher (Mariela) McGrath, Jennifer (Phil) Brownlee and Teri (Jerry) Reintjens. Cherished grandfather of Jenna and Kara Reintjens, Jake and Logan Brownlee and Tyler and Kyle McGrath. Best friend and companion of Stella Strand. Dear brother of Mary McGrath and the late Doug McGrath and brother-in-law of the late Ted Jones. Predeceased by parents Wilfrid of Sarnia and Laura (nee McPherson) of Arkona. Special thanks to LHIN/PSW Brenda and all those who aided Mike in his care over the last two years. Mike graduated from University of Toronto as Chemical Engineer and relocated to Sarnia. He began his career at Polymer, which then merged into Polysar and then finally retired after 33 years from Nova Corunna. After a very short retirement, he then worked for 18 more years at Tecsar Engineering. He finally, yet reluctantly, fully retired in 2014 after a grand total of 51 years. He always loved his work and was very dedicated to his profession. Unfortunately, approximately 1 year after retirement Mike (Dad) developed complications from diabetes. After struggling for many months, Mike (Dad) rallied and was able to enjoy daily lunch outings to Antonio's, Bottoms Up, the Casino and numerous performances enjoyed by himself and Stella at Victoria Playhouse and Imperial Theatre. He lived a quiet life after retirement but was truly happy with just the simple things that life had to offer and greatly cherished his time spent with his loved ones. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home with an interment following at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Diabetes Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).