Saturday, February 3, 2018, 11:00am
Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ
Rev. June Boutwell, Interim Pastor, officiating
The family asks all in attendance to join them in
Anderson Lounge immediately following the service
for a luncheon.
Julia Marie Anderson Graham, age 90, of The Colony at St Paul's and formerly of Glenshaw, PA, passed away Saturday evening, January 27, 2018.
She was born in Erie, PA on July 31, 1927 to Walter and Marie (Trimble) Anderson. Julia was a graduate of East High School, Erie, PA, received her BA in Psychology from Westminster College, her Early Childhood Certification from Point Park College and her Master in Education from the University of Pittsburgh.
She had been employed as the Director of Girl's Activities at Rankin (PA) Christian Center, had worked as a Preschool Teacher for PARC in Pittsburgh, taught Special Needs Children at Cumberland Hills School District, and had served as a Teacher at “Mommy and Me” at Zion's Community Preschool in Greenville.
Julia was an active member of Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ, Greenville, where she had served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. She had been a former member of North Hills Community Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, where she had served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Sunday School Superintendent.
On August 26, 1950 she married Joseph Lyle Graham, he passed away on September 8, 2000. Julia is survived by a daughter; Margaret O'Lear and her husband Martin of Wexford, PA, a son; Douglas L. Graham and his wife Barbara of Lansdale, PA, four grandchildren; Kevin Poropatich, Adam Graham, Amanda Allessandra and Daniel O'Lear and two great-grandchildren; Melanie Graham and Theia Allessandra.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother; Walter Anderson and a daughter-in-law; Karen Graham.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125 or to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 E. 56th St., 8th Floor New York, NY 10022.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.