Beverly Ann Grafton Obituary

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Beverly Ann Grafton, Austintown, Ohio - obit
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Beverly Ann Grafton, 83, of Austintown, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown. 

Beverly was born June 23, 1935 in Ford City, Pennsylvania, the daughter of William T. and Melda Klingensmith Cochran. 

Beverly graduated in 1953 and was the valedictorian of her class.

Prior to retirement in 2005, she was an office manager for 26 years at Thomas Fok and Associates.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed reading, traveling, crocheting and playing cards. She was a member of the “nooner’s” club and head of the card club.

Beverly is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ronald Grafton, whom she married May 25, 1956; her children, Cynthia Crisafi of Austintown, William (Tracy) Grafton of New Jersey and Mark Grafton of Akron and her grandchildren, Sean (Bernadette) Grafton, Paul (Alex) Crisafi, Patrick Crisafi, Amanda (Justin) Austin, Garrett Grafton and Mitchell Grafton. 

She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Carol Belote.

The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. and Monday, November 19, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44511.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church following visitation.

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