First Posted: 3/13/2005


HENRY F. GRAHAM, 84, died March 11, 2005, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Lima to Harry and Valeria McPheron Graham, who preceded him in death. On Jan. 29, 1944, in Lima, he married Virginia Allen, who survives in Tiffin.

Mr. Graham was a machinist and refrigeration repairman at N&W in Bellevue and Nickelplate in Lima. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tiffin, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 238, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1238, Benevolent and Protective Order of Eagles Aerie 490, American Legion Post 514, and the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society in Toledo.

Survivors also include six sons, Michael (Debbie) Graham of Durham, N.C., Frederick (Barbara) Graham of Willard, David (Joann) Graham of Republic, Donald (Marleen) Graham of Bloomville, Jim (Susie) Graham of Tiffin and John (Kay) Graham of Kettering; a daughter, Jean Ann (Daniel) Hark of Carey; a sister, Virginia Gorman of Lima; and 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Rita Tischer, Doloris Loughrin, Lee Ann Harding and Sister Mary Henrieta; and three brothers, Donald Graham, Robert Graham and Father John Graham.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. Father James Say will officiate. A funeral luncheon will follow in the church activity center. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Attica.

Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Home, Attica, where a rosary service will be held at 5 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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