Obituary of Hannah Eileen McGrouty
Hannah Wilson McGrouty, 96, passed away Friday, February 15th at The Washington Center, Argyle, NY with her loving family by her side.
Born March 15, 1922, in Greenwich, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Catherine Wilson. Hannah graduated from Greenwich Central school and was married to Herbert G. McGrouty for 62 years until his death on December 31, 2010. She worked for the Law Firm of VanNess, Russell and Douglas. Hannah was a member of the Battenkill Country Club, she loved to play golf and watch golf, whether it was on TV or traveling to golf matches. She also loved to Ski, Travel and Read.
Hannah was an avid fan of Greenwich High School sports, having watched her own sons play football, basketball and baseball, she found joy in watching several generations do the same over the years. Hannah and Herb were regulars in the stands at all the local games and came to know and love all the kids. Up to the end Hannah wanted to know the “play by play” of all the games, she was proud of all the students and their successes. For many years, Hannah & Herb funded a scholarship in their son’s names for a GCS graduating senior that excelled at Athletics.
In addition to her parents and husband, Hannah was predeceased by her beloved sons; Stephen McGrouty in 1971 and Timothy McGrouty in 1975, her brother Frederick Wilson, her sister and best friend Elizabeth Wilson Abbott.
Hannah is survived by, Nieces: Patricia (George) Perkins of Greenwich, Kelly Wilson Johnson of Greenwich, Michelle Bashant of Mahopac, NY. Nephews: Raymond (Marge) Abbott of Schuylerville, Billy Wilson of Greenwich, and Thomas Deluca of Orlando, FL. Grandnieces: Amy (Todd) McPhail; Julie (David) Mosher, Jill (Steven) Autiello all of Greenwich. Grandnephews: Andrew (Allie) Abbott of East Greenwick, RI and Adam Abbott of Jacksonville, FL. Great-Grandnephews; Kameron Mosher, Derek McPhail, Carson Mosher, Aidan McPhail, Alex and Alden Abbott. Great-Grandnieces; Reese and Grace Autiello. Goddaughter: Stacy Bowles Ryman of Fuquay Varina, NC and Special Family Friend: Gary (Brenda) Saunders of Greenwich. Along with several other family & friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of The Washington Center, especially the staff of Hillview for the care and compassion they gave to Hannah.
A memorial service for both Herbert and Hannah, according to their wishes will be held at 10am on Friday May 17, 2019 at the N. Cambridge Stump Church, Stump Church Rd, Greenwich, NY, 12834 with the Revs. Virginia Cornell and Sandra Spaulding leading the service together.
Together they will be laid to rest with their sons immediately following the service, in the church cemetery.
A reception for family and friends at the Greenwich VFW, Abeel Avenue in Greenwich will be held following the burial.
Donations can be made in Hannah’s name to Greenwich Central School Athletics Department, 10 Gray Ave., Greenwich, NY or a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences and messages to the family may be shared at www.flynnbrosinc.com.