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MARY FERN GRAHAM Obituary
GRAHAM, MARY FERN
November 29, 1922 - July 7, 2017

Mary Fern Graham, known as Fern Graham to many, was born November 29, 1922 and passed away at home, Friday, July 7, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She had been a resident of Whittier for the last ninety-three years. She was an active member of Whittier Presbyterian Church. She was the bookkeeper for several of her friends who had small businesses. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels. She helped in the launching of the Cerebral Palsy Parents Club of Whittier before there were services or school programs for these children.
Her husband of sixty-two years, John (Bill) Graham preceded her in passing in 2004 as did her special needs child, Joanie, in 2008. She is survived by two of her daughters and their spouses, Lori and Steve Frear; Marilyn and Lew Jones, two grandsons and wives, Graham and Heather Jones and their three children, Ben and Brooke Jones and their two children; and her niece, Lisa Milton. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at Salem Lutheran and Whittier Presbyterian Church at 6442 Glengarry Ave., Whittier, CA 90606, 562 692 3748, on Friday, August 4th, at 11:00 a.m. with reception following.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Fern's name may be made to R.E.A.C.H., the new program for special needs people, 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Published in Whittier Daily News on July 25, 2017
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