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Elmer J. Graham

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Elmer J. Graham Obituary
Mr. Elmer J Graham

AGE: 78 • Keyport

Elmer J. Graham, 78, of Keyport, formerly a 40 year Holmdel resident, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Bayshore Community Hospital. Elmer was born in St. Joseph, MI to Charles and Lora (Oblinger) Graham. He was the owner of E. J. Graham Builder Contractors. Elmer loved providing and caring for his wife and only son. He enjoyed hunting and spending time at his Thompson, PA vacation home. After retirement his passion was renovating and flipping homes.

He was predeceased by his parents, siblings, Ruth Sirk, Katherine Britt, Bev Countryman, Chuck Graham and Bob Graham and his beloved wife of 56 years, Joan Nancy (Corcione) Graham who passed away in 2014. He is survived by his son, Elmer James Graham Jr. of Keyport, sisters; Mary Graham Butler of MI, Jane Graham Boyd of MI and Carl Graham of IN, sisters-in-law; Patricia Graham of MI and Hope Graham of IN and many loving nieces, nephews , friends and his beloved dog Peaches, aka "pork chop". Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb 10th from 3-7pm at the Bedle Funeral Home, 61 Broad St. Keyport, NJ. A funeral service will be held at 4pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Please visit Elmer's memorial website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 7, 2017
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