Mary A. Graham

Mary Ann Graham, 92, formerly of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre.

Born Aug. 20, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Sylvester and Mary Drwzuiayek Piotrowski. She attended Plains Township schools and was a student of Plains Memorial High School.

Mary worked for General Electric in New Jersey for 38 years as a quality control specialist.

She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Graham, in 1973; son, Charles; brothers, Joseph and Frank Piotrowski; and sisters, Frances Goobic, Genevieve Stefanoski, Stella Okrasinski and Martha Mrozinski.

Surviving are a sister, Helen Yurish, Hudson; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Mary's funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday from Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark St., Plains Township.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. from St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin. The bereavement committee will be saying the rosary at 10 a.m. in the church prior to the Mass.

Entombment will be held following the Mass in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming.

Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service on Monday.

Condolences may be posted to the family at

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 14 to Mar. 15, 2013