Memorial Service:
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.



  1. Robin Mink Reimold Robin Mink Reimold
    February 1, 2018    

    I want to send your family my sincere sympathy. I’ve known Julie for years, I was the youth group director about 15 years ago at Zion’s church and she helped out with everything. The kids loved her, everyone loved her. She and I spent quite a bit of time getting to know each other and shared lots of talks while doing youth activities. She was very insightful and her level of expertise was so appreciated.

    Fast forward to today, I live in California now, but my parents are Ron and Betty Mink and they are still very active at Zion’s. She always was sure to ask how I was doing… even though I had left. I sent her notes and cards here and there, and always stuck around to try to see her at church if I was home visiting. I know she reached out to my parents awhile back to tell them that she moved and likely wouldn’t make it to church as she had.

    Such a beautiful woman who served God by helping others! I really am sad to hear she is gone. She made a positive happy impact on my life.

  2. Rose Hoffman Rose Hoffman
    February 7, 2018    

    I’m so sorry I was not able to make it to the services on Saturday. I want to express my deepest sympathy to your family and to let you know that Julie will be sorely missed. I’m the Director of Volunteer Services at St. Paul’s and this year Julie would have celebrated 14 years of volunteer service. She was such a wonderful, talented and giving person. Not only did we lose a great volunteer, we also lost a loving friend.

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