Elaine M. Graft
1960 - 2021
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Elaine M. Graft, 60, of Scottdale, passed away at 3:04 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Elaine was born Sept. 5, 1960, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Albert Elkins and Winona (Millslagle) Elkins Riggin. She married Larry R. Graft April 2, 1982. Elaine was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a graduate of Southmoreland High School, Class of 1978, and worked as an office manager with her son' s business, Unified Alerts. She enjoyed spending time with her family and adored her loyal pet Dachshund, Lucy! Elaine will be sadly missed by her loving family; her husband of 39 years, Larry R. Graft; her children, Larry Graft Jr., of North Carolina, Christopher Graft, of Colorado, Michael Graft, of Pittsburgh, Nathan Graft and wife, Nadine, of Scottdale, and Joanie Graft, of Mt. Pleasant; numerous grandchildren; her siblings, Alan Elkins and wife, Bonnie, of Mt. Pleasant, Jeff Elkins, of Scottdale, and Nancy Laptosky and husband, Rich, of Liberty Borough. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Donald Riggin; her son, Daniel Graft, Oct. 28, 2004; and her two brothers, David and Roger Elkins. Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 105 Spring St., Scottdale, 724-887-5300, www.fergusonfunerals.com. At Elaine's request, there will be no viewing or visitation. A private chapel service and interment was held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Rebecca Luker officiating in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Bullskin Township. Memorials may be made to: Make A Wish at www.secure2.wish.org. Love Lasts Forever!



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Published in Tribune Review on May 4, 2021.
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11 entries
May 7, 2021
So sorry to hear of Elaine's passing. Love and prayers for all of your family.
Joanne Welts
May 5, 2021
So sorry for your loss , RIP Elaine
Leanna & Don Beranek
Leanna Beranek
Classmate
May 5, 2021
We loved working with Elaine as she had a great spirit, personality and was a great friend to all she worked with at Unified Alerts. We will really miss her.
Bob Lewis
Friend
May 4, 2021
A beautiful,loving and gentle sister-in-law to her brother ,myself and our children. Sympathy to her husband and family. Love last forever Elkins family
Barbara elkins
Family
May 4, 2021
You were in our family for 39 years. You were like my sister. We had many great memories and you will be missed.
Joyce Graft
Family
May 4, 2021
RIP Laney. Your were a great friend and will never forget you .we had so much fun together Especially. Dick duck. Love you my friend till we meet again.
Carol
Friend
May 4, 2021
My deepest condolences to you Larry and family. She was a good friend and we shared a lot of good times in the past. I will cherish the memories as will you and her family. Love lasts forever!
Stephanie Leonard
Friend
May 4, 2021
In loving memory for my sister who I will miss dearly. May God take you into his arms.
Alan J Elkins
Brother
May 4, 2021
In loving memory of my wonderful loving sister Elaine , who I will miss dearly. God Bless
Alan J Elkins
Brother
May 3, 2021
A very kind lady,she had a way of making you feel welcome.
Sara Ruff
May 3, 2021
Love you rest easy
Keith
Family
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