Thomas E. (Ted) McGrath of Briarcliff Manor, NY, loving husband of Barbara McGrath, passed away peacefully on January 11th, 2023 at the age of 89. He was born on May 22, 1933 in Rochester, NY to Thomas and Evelyn Regan McGrath. Mr. McGrath graduated from Aquinas Institute, Rochester NY and earned a B.S. Degree from Holy Cross College. He then joined the US Air Force and retired as a Captain in 1958. Following the Air Force, Mr. McGrath joined Eastman Kodak Company, which started a career that spanned four decades in photography. Mr. McGrath left Kodak as Vice President and General Manager of US Sales and Marketing in 1990.
After Kodak, Ted served as Vice President of Guardian Industries and then went on to Fuji Photo Film, USA where he served as Vice President, a member of the Board of Directors, and President of the company’s Photo Imaging Group. Mr. McGrath also served as President and CEO of Stratmar, and was on the boards of Pure Digital, Mail Pix, and the International Photo Council of the United Nations.
Ted was an avid golfer, NY Giants, and Chicago Cubs Fan. Mr. McGrath is predeceased by his wife Barbara, leaving his son, Tom, wife Margaret, daughters Stacy and her partner Steve, Clare, and her husband Josh. He leaves behind six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Phelps Memorial Hospital, Sleepy Hollow, NY.
Reposing, Waterbury & Kelly Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-7 PM. Funeral Mass, St. Theresa's Church, Briarcliff Manor, NY on Friday 10 AM. Interment, St. Augustine Cemetery, Ossining, NY to follow.
WATERBURY & KELLY FUNERAL HOME
1300 Pleasantville Road
Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510