Welcome to the memorial page for

Lisa Anne (Ghenne) McGrath

January 10, 1967 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 50)

MCGRATH, Lisa Anne, 50 originally from Toronto, Ohio and currently living in Savannah, Georgia, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, entered into heaven with peace and grace on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, with her family at her side.  She was the beloved wife of Gary McGrath, whom she married on September 3, 1988.


Lisa was born in Steubenville, Ohio on January 10, 1967 and grew up in Toronto; she was the daughter of James and Patricia (Caufield) Ghenne. 


Lisa was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, a 1985 graduate of Steubenville Catholic Central and later worked as a medical assistant at Trinity West Hospital and Ohio Valley Eye Care, where she had countless friends before retiring in 2013.


She was preceded in death by her father, James Ghenne and sister, Mary Wickham.  Besides her husband, Gary, Lisa leaves behind her daughter, Jessica and her husband Daniel Z. Jenkins of Statesboro, Georgia, and granddaughter, Julianne Louise Jenkins; her mother, Patricia Ghenne; siblings, Patty Davis, Margaret High, John (Carol King) Ghenne, Elizabeth Ferrelli, Bridget Ghenne, and Karen Ghenne; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends.


Family and friends will gather on Saturday, September 9 at 10 am for a Memorial Mass at St. Francis Roman Catholic Church in Toronto, with Fr. Thomas Vennitti as celebrant.  Inurnment will follow at Toronto Union Cemetery. Arrangements for Lisa are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto.


As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital and Valley Hospice. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Valley Hospice
10686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland OH 43943
Tel: 1-740-859-5650

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

Memorial Mass
September 9, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Francis Catholic Church
409 Grant St.
Toronto, OH 43964

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