Maurice A. McGrath, age 71, passed away at his Las Vegas home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Born September 24, 1942 in Invercargill New Zealand, he had been a Las Vegas resident for over 20 years.
Mr. McGrath was owner and founder of McGrath Realty and Development. His passions were real estate, spending time with his wife and family, traveling to his home in Italy, and visiting his 98 year old mother and siblings in his native Auckland, New Zealand. He enjoyed a home cooked Italian meal, fine Italian wine and good company.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Claudia Miele; father Thomas McGrath; and brothers William and Francis. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Luana; children Donald (Laura) Miele and Saundra Miele; grandchildren Roman, Sofia, Dimitri, Jesse and Mikayla; mother Mary Jane McGrath; brothers Raymond (Raewyn), Michael (Louise) and Patrick McGrath; sisters: Noeline (Dennis) Herk, Madeline (Rob) Kittson.
A visitation will be held from 7-9pm Friday, November 1, 2013. A funeral Service will be held at 10am Saturday, November 2, 2013. Both will take place at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653. A burial and memorial service will be held at 12:00pm, Saturday November 2, 2013 at the El Toro Memorial Park, 25721 Trabuco Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630.