William E. Graham

William E. Graham, 94, of New Castle passed away at 8:10 AM on July 9, 2011 at the Jameson Hospital.

Mr. Graham was born in Swissvale, PA. on May 7, 1917 to the late William H. and Edna 'Britton' Graham. He was married to the late Helen Baltrose for 57 years, preceding him in death on August 17, 2006.

Mr. Graham retired as a machinist from Mesta Machine Co. and had previously worked at United Engineering Corp. He served in the Navy during WWII on the USS Southerland in the Pacific Theatre. He was a lifelong member of Highland Presbyterian Church and a member of the International Association of Machinists. He was also a member of: Westmister - Lodge of the Craft #433 F.&A.M., the Valley of New Castle Consistory, and the Lawrence Caravan.

He is survived by a Son; William L. Graham of Houston, TX., a Daughter and Son-in-Law; Barbara 'Kitty' and August Stache of Washington, PA, and two Grandchildren; Christine Marie and Catherine Elizabeth Stache.

In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Graham was preceded in death by his two Sisters; Margaret in 1983 and Edna Gertrude Graham in 2008.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 PM at the Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 North Jefferson Street, New Castle. Funeral services will follow at 7 PM in the funeral home with August Stache, Son-in-Law of Mr. Graham officiating.

Interment will be in Oak Park Cemetery.


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