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Mary Lou DeGraw 1942 2022

1942 2022
Obituary of Mary Lou DeGraw Mrs. Mary L. DeGraw, 79, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at home early Wednesday morning, January 5, 2022. Born Sunday, November 29, 1942, in Manhattan, New York, she was the daughter of the late Major Woods Webster and Lucille Gaillard Webster. Mary married the love of her life, Frank Steven DeGraw Jr., in 1962. In 1976, the family left Byram Township, NJ and settled in rural Cleveland County (Shelby) NC. In later years, Mary and Frank enjoyed volunteering together. They delivered meals for Meals on Wheels and assisted at The Life Enrichment Center in Shelby. On September 1st of 2018, Frank and Mary celebrated 56 years of marriage. While Mary served her community, her greatest joy was being a mother to her two children. Mary is survived by her loving children: Elaine DeGraw Ayala and her husband, Thomas Ayala, and Steven DeGraw and his wife, Felicia DeGraw; two grandchildren: Alex Ayala and Lindsey Ayala; along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Frank Steven DeGraw Jr.; brother, Thomas Webster, and sister-in-law, Violet Webster. A memorial graveside service will be held in the Spring at Salisbury National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her husband. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas, www.parkinsonassociation.org or Light of Christ United Methodist Church, www.locumc.org. Feel free to leave the family your condolences via the Tribute Wall provided. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary DeGraw, please visit Tribute Store

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mary Lou DeGraw 1942 2022.

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Death notice for the town of: Chapel Hill, state: North Carolina

death notice Mary Lou DeGraw 1942 2022

obituary notice Mary Lou DeGraw 1942 2022

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