Frances R. Graeff

YORK Frances Rita Graeff, 88, formerly of Lebanon, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013, at Manor Care in York. She was the wife of the late Walter C. Graeff. Born in Lebanon, on May 15, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Frances (Vigoni) Hoefling. Frances was an active member of the Moravian Church of Lebanon and the Women's Club of Lebanon. She worked as a self employed beautician for many years. She enjoyed knitting, gardening, and interior decorating. She is survived by two children, a son, Rodney J. and his wife, Doris Graeff of Annville, and a daughter, Cindy and her husband, Gene Grim of Red Lion; five grandchildren, Gail, Elizabeth, Jennifer, Gene III, and Melissa; seven great-grandchildren, Alec, Bryanna, Charlotte, Ethan, Owen, Alexis, and Aubrey; and several nieces and nephews. She was the last of her immediate family. Funeral services Friday at 11 a.m. at Moravian Church of Lebanon, 1115 Birch Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042. Visitation hour from 10 to 11 a.m. in church. Interment will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at our online guestbook at

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 13, 2013