Marion DeGraw, a resident of Tunkhannock Manor, formerly of Brinktown, died Saturday afternoon. She was the widow of Stewart DeGraw, who died on May 8, 1990.
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Born Dec. 7, 1921, in Dymond Hollow, daughter of the late Dana and Harriet Dymond, she was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Before retirement, she worked in the garment industry and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
Marion played piano at Bethel Church for more than 40 years. She also began and directed the children and youth choirs. In addition to her love of music, she was also an avid gardener. Many will fondly remember her mowing grass in her big pink hat. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Manor for their kindness and caring over the past six years.
Surviving are a daughter, Lois Veety and husband, Charles; grandchildren, Tina Coolbaugh and husband, James; Terry Blaisure and husband, Tony; Edward Veety and wife, Katie; Barbra Veety, Sharon Appleby and husband, Richard; and Marie Domenech and husband, Gardy; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Janet DeGraw Veety; two brothers, Elmer and Stanley Dymond; and two sisters, Clara Brace and Grace Peal.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Bethel United Methodist Church with services by the Rev. Joan Dodson and the Rev. Lori Robinson. Interment, Memorial Shrine Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tunkhannock Manor United Methodist Home, 50 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
To sign the online guestbook go to www.lawrenceeyoungfu neralhome.com.
Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home
418 S. State St. Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 22, 2013