A mass of Christian burial was held June 19 at St. Aedan’s Church, Jersey City, for Elaine D. McGrath, 81, of Madison, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away June 16. Born in Jersey City, Elaine was a 65 year resident of Virginia Avenue. She moved to Madison 14 years ago. Elaine worked for Waldor Products of Jersey City for many years. She enjoyed researching her family’s genealogy and was a devoted grandmother to her 14 grandchildren. Her summers with her family at Avon-by-the Sea were some of her happiest times. Elaine was predeceased by her husband, Robert P. McGrath; sisters, Claire Ahearn, Marge Baran, Marie Lenahan, Joan Van Dermark and Barbara Kwiatkowski; and brothers John and Thomas Lenahan. She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Marandola and her husband Mark, Sharon Ebert and her husband Paul and Barbara McGrath and sons, Robert and his wife Stephanie, Michael and his wife Cathyann and Thomas and his wife Linda; brother, Eugene Lenahan; seven granddaughters and seven grandsons.Services arranged by the McLaughlin Funeral Home, Jersey City.