Editorial: Tom McGrath

The announcement by South Boston Citizens Association President Tom McGrath that he will be stepping down from the position that he has held for so long and handled so well was a surprise to many, but understandable too. Factoring in all his tasks, especially during the month of March, people wonder when he has time to sleep. Tom is one of those true South Boston activists, who epitomize everything that is positive about living in this community. He’s a volunteer like so many who have come before him that gives his heart and soul to helping his neighbors, especially the youth.
For years, he has been one of the driving forces dedicated to making our Youth Hockey and Pop Warner Football programs some of the finest organizations that can be found anywhere. Always there to help a good cause, he is passionate when it comes to assisting whenever there is a need. This good guy, who works full time, is an outstanding family man, and still makes time to give of himself his neighbors will be hard to replace as president of SBCA. But like Tom, there are others who will step up and carry on, because this neighborhood is blessed with an abundance of dedicated volunteers also willing to do their part and for that this town is grateful.
Thank you, Tom McGrath, for all you have done and knowing you as we do will most likely continue to do on our behalf.