Obituary Notice: Theodore W. Graham

Obituary Notice: Theodore W. Graham (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Theodore W. Graham (Provided photo)

Theodore W. Graham, 94, of Clearfield died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at the Clearfield Hospital.

He was born Aug. 31, 1919, the son, of Henry Zinn and Sarah Jane (Dixon) Graham.

He retired from the Ford Motor Company in March 32, 1983 after 30 years of service.

Mr. Graham had lived in Loma Linda, Calif. and Attica, NY. After his retirement, his main interests were his family, volunteer work, gardening and hunting.

He was a member of the Mount Joy United Methodist Church and the Lawrence Township Fire Department. In 2002, he was named Fire Person of the Year. He was also a member of the Clearfield Borough Fire Department, the Clearfield Fire Department and the Old Town Sportsmen’s Club.

Mr. Graham is survived by a son, James Duane Graham of Byron, MN; two grandchildren, Melanie Lee Condado and her husband, Ruben, and Thomas James Graham and his wife, Tricia, both of Rochester, MN; four great-grandchildren, Abigail Rose Condado, Andrew Condado, Alexander Condado and Ellianna Faith Graham, all of Rochester, MN; two sisters, Annie Graham Lamere of Saranac, Lake, NY and Edith Graham Lorah and her husband, Richard of Vienna, VA; one brother, William H. Graham of Clearfield; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Pauline Ruth Graham, whom he married on Aug. 24, 1945 and who died March 31, 1995; and three brothers, Samuel J. Graham, Russell R. Graham and Delbert D. Graham.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home Inc., Clearfield, with the Rev. Kenneth Leonard officiating. Burial will be in the Bradford Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the hour of the services Saturday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Mount Joy United Methodist Church, 1727 Mount Joy Rd., Clearfield, PA 16830 or Lawrence Township Fire Department, 321 Mill Rd., Clearfield, PA 16830 or Clearfield County Historical Society, 106 E. Pine St., Clearfield, PA 16830.

To send online tributes, go to www.bennettandhouser.com or www.mem.com.

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