Thomas F. McGraw
1933 - 2020
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McGraw, Thomas F. CLIFTON PARK Thomas F. McGraw, 86 of Southbury Road, died on Monday, September 21, 2020, at the Samaritan Hospital in Troy after a brief illness. He was born in Auburn, N.Y. on November 28, 1933, and was the son of the late Thomas and Karin McGraw. Mr. McGraw was a U.S. Army veteran having served honorably during the Korean War. He retired as a director of field investigations for the N.Y.S. Dept. of Motor Vehicles in Albany after more than 30 years. Earlier, Tom had been a member of the N.Y.S. Police and had also been the chief of police for the Camillus, N.Y. Police Dept. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and boating. Many years, he and the family enjoyed their camp on Cayuga Lake. He was a member of the American Legion Mohawk Post #1450 in Halfmoon and was a faithful communicant of St. Mary's Church in Crescent. He was the beloved husband of Mary Fay McGraw, whom he married on June 12, 1957, just celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary. He was the devoted father of Sharon McGraw of Saratoga Springs and Susan Janiszak of Cohoes; brother of the late Carol Meyers; cherished grandfather of Mark, Jessica, Jennifer, John Jr., Melanie, Joseph, Savannah, Christopher and Mary; also survived by six much loved great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9, Clifton Park. Calling hours will be from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home prior to the service. Interment with full military honors will be at 2 p.m. in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville. Facial covering and social distancing will be adhered to. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Mohawk Post #1450, 275 Grooms Rd., Clifton Park, NY, 12065. For online condolences, please visit Gordoncemerickfuneralhome.com






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Published in Albany Times Union on Sep. 26, 2020.
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Many fond memories of Mr McGraw especially times we spent at camp. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, he will be missed.
DeDe Smith
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September 27, 2020
My condolences to his family. Mr McGraw was my first boss nys dmv ofi I was just out of high school. He was a great boss ! RIP
Ann
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September 26, 2020
Sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family. I vaguely remember him from time spent in your home, and he always seemed a nice man.
Lisa
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