Mary Graff

June 17, 2024 - October 17, 2011

Mary Kathleen (Fitzgerald) Graff, 88, of Cranberry, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Wexford. Mary, known by her family and friends as Kate, was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh R. Graff; and her brothers, Richard and John Oberhausen. Kate is survived by her sister, Joann Noe (Dan), of Toledo, Ohio; her five children, Judith Murphy (Paul), of Chocowinity, N.C., Contance Recker (Wilfred), of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Hugh Graff Jr. (Sue), of Hagerstown, Md., John Graff (Kathy), of Wexford, and Richard Graff (Lori), of Troy, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Kate was a nurse for 15 years and an opera singer in the Civic Light Opera in Toldeo, Ohio. An avid gardener, Kate also enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading. She will be remembered for her lively stories and will be very much missed by her family and friends. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Ferdinand Parish in Cranberry. The rite of Christian burial will be at noon Saturday in Mantua, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford. Arrangements by DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME of CRANBERRY, 724-772-8800.

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  • Ted T. Jakab

    Mrs Graff was one of my Mom’s dearest friends from the times when we all lived on Wickfield Avenue in Warrensville Hts. We received the news today (11/2/2011) and our entire family is saddened by this. May god bless her and her entire family during this difficult time.

  • Barbara Graff

    My sincerest condolences to my children, Paige, David, & Michael, in this time of loss of your Grandmother. Love & peace to you.

  • Marcia (Noe) Schoen and family

    So sorry about the loss of your beloved Mom. She added much joy and excitement to our family with her stories and kindness. She was certainly one of a kind and will be missed by many.

  • Kristen and Jeff Dominique

    We will miss you, Aunt Kate! Thank you for always filling our lives with love, humor, and many fond memories. You were truly an amazing woman!


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