Mabel Dorothy Graham


Celebration of life

Saturday May 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cafe of the old Cherry Valley Centeral School

Cherry Valley, New York, USA

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BELLEVUE, Wash. - Beloved Mabel Graham died peacefully of natural causes early in the morning of April 2, 2019, in Bellevue, Washington.
She began her life Dec. 3, 1930, in Cooperstown. She was the second child of Dorothy and George Dubben, Middlefield dairy farmers.
Mabel started her schooling in Middlefield, graduated from Cherry Valley Central and finished with a degree from Broome Tech CC in Binghamton.
She married Marine Ted Graham from Cherry Valley in Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 25, 1953, and returned to upstate NY. They were married for 63 years.
Daughter, Patricia Lynn Graham was born in 1954.
Mabel worked in the hematology lab of E. Donnell Thomas, MD, at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown.
The family moved to Bellevue, Washington, in 1963, where Ted joined Thomas' transplantation research team. Mabel continued working in hematology and research labs in Seattle until her retirement in 1995 from the Puget Sound Blood Center.
Left to celebrate her are daughter, Pat Graham, son-in-law, Steve Fisher, grandson, Graham Fisher, all living in Washington. Mabel's sisters, Margaret Yerdon and Flora Polulech remain in NY State with nieces, nephews, Green and Dubben cousins.
Family, friends and old classmates of Mabel's are invited to attend a gathering in the Café of the old Cherry Valley Central School between 2 and 4 p.m., Saturday, May 25.
Published on May 14, 2019
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