Phyllis A. Graham

Phyllis A. Graham, 87, of McAlisterville, went home to be with the Lord at 8:54 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville surrounded by her family.

Born April 26, 1932, in McAlisterville, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Freda (Spade) Carwell. On Oct. 14, 1949, she married her surviving husband, Ralph J. Graham, with whom she was blessed to share over 69 years of marriage.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her children, Steven Graham and his wife, Kathie, of McAlisterville, Kathie Drolsbaugh and her husband, Carl, of Honey Grove, and Amy Shertzer and her husband, Mike, of Mifflintown; nine grandchildren, Stefanie Kerstetter, Drue Richmond, Kylie Dunn, Adam Drolsbaugh, Gabe Drolsbaugh, Caleb Shertzer, Colton Shertzer, Hannah Shertzer, and Hailie Shertzer; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, and her faithful canine companion, Missy.

She was employed and retired as a floor manager after 42 years of service at Lyons Fashion in McAlisterville.

Phyllis was a member of the McAlisterville United Methodist Church and enjoyed traveling, visiting, socializing, entertaining, cooking, shopping and attending her grandchildren’s events, but most of all, she cherished the time spent with her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, neighbors, friends and community.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville with Pastor Jennifer Heikes officiating.

Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in McAlisterville.

A viewing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m with the family present at 6 p.m Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions in Mrs. Graham’s memory can be made to the McAlisterville United Methodist Church, 33762 Route 35 N., McAlisterville, PA 17049.

For online tributes and condolences, visit www.brownfuneralh omesinc.com.