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Michael Francis McGrail

November 13, 1964 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 54)

WATERTOWN- Michael F. McGrail, 54, of Arlington St., passed away Wednesday August 14th, 2019. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home Inc., Watertown.

Michael was born on November 13th, 1964 in Syracuse to the late Paul and Marylin (Rudd) McGrail.

Michael was a boy scout leader who enjoyed hunting, riding ATVs, and spending time with friends, family, and his dog.

Michael is survived by his partner Cathleen Crandall, Watertown, his children: Heather McGrail, Syracuse; Michael McGrail, Liverpool; David (Katelyne) McGrail, Watertown; and Nicole McGrail, Syracuse; his step-children: John (Heather) Crandall, Penniville; Paul Crandall, Watertown; Michael Crandall, Watertown; and Mark Crandall, Watertown. He is also survived by his siblings: Theresa Bentley, Jerry Bentley, Cindy Bentley, and Kathleen Jones, along with 11 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Michael is also survived by his loving dog Lay-Lay. 

Michael is predeceased by his parents, and siblings Patricia Bentley and Linda McGrail.

A calling hour will be held at the funeral home, 404 Sherman St., Watertown, on Friday August 23rd from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

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