March 5, 1937 ~ January 6, 2020
Born in: Rochetser, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY
Sara A. “Sally” (McAvinney) O’Grady
Sara passed away peacefully after a long illness at the age of 82 on January 6, 2020. Born in Rochester on March 5, 1937 Sara was the second oldest child of the late James & Alice (Donoghue) McAvinney. Predeceased by her husband of 58 years, John W. O’Grady; infant son, James John; sister, Mary Lou Florack. Survived by her children, Kathleen (Michael) Snyder, Timothy O’Grady & Kevin (Dawn) O’Grady; grandchildren, James Snyder, Holly (Andrew) Proctor, Kirsten O’Grady, Michael (Lauren) O’Grady, Alicia O’Grady; sisters, Elaine Benedict and Marjorie Bengston; sister-in-law, Mary Agnes Corey; several nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Sara “Sally” as she was known to many, was an employee at Sibley’s before she raised three children in the town of Gates. A hard working homemaker, wife and mother. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, ceramics and traveling. We will miss her greatly.
Sara’s visitation will be held Friday, January 10th 2-4 PM where her funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM in the chapel of Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd. Interment, Holy Ghost Cemetery will be held Saturday, January 11th at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association or St. John’s Home in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com
To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Sara O’Grady, please visit our Tribute Store.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Sara A. "Sally" O'Grady 's name.