Dor­cas J. McGraw of Nar­von

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Dor­cas J. McGraw, 91, a res­i­dent of Zerbe Sis­ters Nur­sing Cen­ter, Nar­von, PA, passed away early Mon­day morn­ing, Oc­to­ber 31, 2016, at the cen­ter fol­low­ing an ex­tended ill­ness.

She was born in Plum Creek, ru­ral Roar­ing Spring, daugh­ter of the late Rev. John S. and Dorothy M. (Fluke) Raugh. On De­cem­ber 11, 1948 she mar­ried Dean D. McGraw in Hol­l­i­days­burg. He pre­ceded her in death on Jan­uary 25, 2010.

Sur­viv­ing are a daugh­ter, Cathy Mur­phy (Pa­trick) of Honey Brook; a son, Ed­win McGraw (Myra) of Yorba Linda, CA; a daugh­ter-in-law, Jean Oakes of Clays­burg; 10 grand­chil­dren: Rod­ney, Kevin, Steven, and Timothy Oakes, Melissa Nee­dles, Michael and Shawn Mur­phy, Bradley McGraw, Heather Now­ell, and Phillip Tros­tle; 18 great-grand­chil­dren; 4 great-great grand­chil­dren; a brother, J. Schen­ley Raugh of Satel­lite Beach, FL; and a sis­ter, Alma Min­gle of Roar­ing Spring. She was pre­ceded in death by a son, Sa­muel E. Oakes; a daugh­ter, Beth McGraw; a grand­son, Don­ald Oakes; 3 sis­ters: Edna Mae Forn­walt, Mary Doris Raugh, and Max­ine Aungst, and a brother, John K. Raugh.

Dor­cas at­tended Clays­burg High School and was a for­mer mem­ber of Smith Corner Men­non­ite Church, East Free­dom. She re­tired in 1976 from UNISYS, Down­ing­town and had pre­vi­ously worked at the Pu­ri­tan Sweater Fac­tory, Altoona.

Friends will be re­ceived from 2-3:30pm, Satur­day, Novem­ber 5, 2016 at John K. Bol­ger Funeral Home Inc., Martins­burg, where a funeral ser­vice will fol­low at 3:30pm, Pas­tor David D. McClana­han of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will be held at Fairview Ceme­tery, Martins­burg.

Ar­range­ments are by John K. Bol­ger Funeral Home Inc., Martins­burg.


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