Mary G. Graham

  • Born: May 15, 1928
  • Died: February 7, 2018
  • Location: Havertown, Pennsylvania

Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc.

8401 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082

request@donohuefuneralhome.com
Tel. (610) 449-0300

Tribute & Message From The Family


Beloved Wife, Loving Mother, Grandmother and Sister

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Mary by adding your memories and photos.

Mary G. Graham (nee Groarke), age 89, of Havertown, PA, passed away on February 7, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Margaret Groarke (nee Conway). Mary was a 1946 graduate of West Catholic Girls High School in Philadelphia, PA.

Mary enjoyed, sewing, knitting, crocheting and singing. For over 40 years, Mary was an instructor of Irish Ceile Dancing and founder of Graham Family and Friends Ceile Dancing, where she passed on the tradition to many.

Mary was a member of the Annunciation BVM Church where she was a former Eucharistic Minister, Cantor, Lector and Choir Member.

Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband, Bob Graham and her sister, Cathy Sandman (Donald). She is survived by her children Mary Graham-Zak (Dennis), Cathey Lewis (Bob), Bobby Graham and Noreen Duffin (Brian), her grandchildren Megan, Kaitlyn, Alison and Brianna and her beloved dog, Seamus.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Friday, February 16, 2018 7:00-9:00 PM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and Saturday, February 17, 2018 9:45-10:20 AM Annunciation BVM Church, 401 Brookline Blvd., Havertown, PA and to her Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary's memory to The Sisters of Mercy c/o McAuley Convent, 517 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station, PA 19066 or Project HOME, 1515 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130 www.projecthome.org would be appreciated.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

My last First Cousin on the Conway side makes it a very sad occasion for me. Rest in peace Mary. It was lovely knowing you Julie Muchael Rita and Jacqueline.

Posted by Julie Donnellan - Galway, ND - Family   February 24, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Marilyn Murray

Posted by Marilyn Murray - Philadelphia, PA - Friend   February 21, 2018

Sincere condolences.

Posted by Lori McLaughlin - Honey Brook, PA - Friend   February 18, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss. Losing a mom can be so difficult. May Our Lord give you the strength you need at this difficult time.

Posted by Rich and Kathy Nanartowicz Jr. - Jeffersonville, PA - Family   February 16, 2018

Remembering your Mom who was so kind and caring, always with a smile on her face. I know she is rejoicing to be rejoined with her Bob. Love to all of you as you go through this difficult time.

Posted by Fran and Jim McGarrity - Havertown, PA - Neighbor   February 16, 2018

Remembering your darling Mother and feeling your pain, Cathey.
Love, Cuz-in-Law Carole

Posted by Carole Chadwick - Millsboro, DE - Family   February 10, 2018

I wish you peace in heaven you were a special aunt Love Billy and Terry and family

Posted by Bill Sandman - BROOMALL, PA - Family   February 10, 2018

Although a life well lived, it is sad when one so loved passes on to the next part of their journey. Love and prayers to the family and friends for comfort and memories of all the good.

Posted by Alan & Diane Gilson - Somerville, NJ - Family Friend   February 09, 2018


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Grammy, Megan and Mary and Megan's High School Graduation