WALLINGFORD - Alan A. Graham, 84, husband of the late Laura (Fox) Graham died on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Masonic Heathcare Center in Wallingford.
He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Meriden, a son of the late Horace and Emily (Thomas) Graham. Alan proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy
during World War II
and the Korean Conflict
as a Seabee, Mobile Construction Battalion 3 in the Philippines and Morocco. He was an inspector for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in Middletown for 37 years before retiring. Alan's passions were being a pilot, being a member of the Civil Air Patrol and shooting, winning an award for black powder shooting. He was a member of the International Muzzle Load and Shooting Assn., the NRA, Antique Veterans and Meridian Lodge of the Masons-32nd Scottish Rite.
He is survived by three children and their spouses, Jill and Kevin Casey, of Meriden, Jeffrey and Kathleen Graham, of Andover, and George Graham, of Meriden; four grandchildren, Steven Casey, Michael and his wife, Tracy Casey, Justin Graham and Jessica Cascio; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Graham.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 13, at 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden. The Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, has been entrusted with the arrangements.