Gregory E. McGahey

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Gregory E. McGahey

November 11, 1949 - September 08, 2018

Gregory E. McGahey, age 68, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away surrounded by his family on September 8, 2018 at his residence. Born in Niagara Falls, He was the son of the late William and Agnes (Edwards-Babi) McGahey; stepson of the late Stanley Babi.
He was the beloved husband of Linda ( Siegrist), who he married on October 25, 1996. Gregory served in the army, honorably discharged in 1970. He was a former Control Room Operator for Olin Chemical Niagara Falls , for 37 years until his retirement . He loved driving his corvette, snowmobiling, building remote control airplanes, going camping, most of all attending his granddaughters' softball games at Cayuga Gamblers Softball, where he was referred to as the "tan grandpa." Greg was an avid golfer, you could find him often at River Oak Golf Course where he was considered the "second member of the club."
In addition to his wife, Linda, Greg is survived by his son, Gregory G. McGahey; ,his step-daughter, Tammy (Marc) La Gamba; and step-son, Kenneth R. Cornell; granddaughters, Samantha and Vincenette La Gamba; his siblings, William D. McGahey , MaryJane (John) Smith, Becky (Norm) McGahey - Dudek, Dory Babi, Candy Richardson-Babi; predeceased by brother, Stan Babi (Sharon) and late sister, Bonita Babi; many nieces and nephews; survived also by aunt, Mae Desabrais (Edwards); sister-in-law, Dawn (Richard) Kupiec; and brother-in-law, Thomas (Mary) Siegrist; dear friend of Bill (late Betsy) Blumhagen, of Long Lake, NY,
The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at The M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, where funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 12th at 11:00 AM .
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Niagara Hospice or The Richard Syrews Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of River Oaks Golf Club, 201 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island , NY 14004 in honor of Greg.
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5 posts

Tom Addesa
Sep 10, 2018
Linda & Family: I'm so sorry for your loss. I am glad that you were able to support Greg and honor his wishes. It's never easy, but I hope you can focus on the good times you shared with him. My thoughts are with you.

Barbara Fleming
Sep 10, 2018
Dear Linda,Tammy and Kenny,

So very sorry for your loss. May all your wonderful memories help bring you peace at this very difficult time!
Thinking of you!

Mary wolfisch
Sep 10, 2018
So sorry my friend Linda.
I will miss him so must. His singing to me over the phone and our many conversations. I loved that man. Things like laying on the beach and the many dinners we all enjoyed to gather.
I miss you my buddy!
Cassandra, Kéra, Corinne Vallee and William Wiseman
Sep 09, 2018
Dear Linda, Tammy & Kenny,

My deepest condolences to you all and your Family.


Cassandra, Kéra, Corinne Vallee and William Wiseman
Nancy Joseph
Sep 09, 2018
Dear Linda and family, So sorry for your loss. God be with you at this time and give you peace.

Nancy Joseph